Antisemitic incidents in Germany 2021
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The RIAS reporting offices have recorded a total of 2,738 antisemitic incidents in Germany for the year 2021, averaging over seven antisemitic incidents per day – including some violent ones. Throughout Germany, two events sparked manifestations of antisemitism: the COVID-19 pandemic and the escalation of the Arab-Israeli conflict in May 2021.
In 2021, the RIAS offices documented significantly more cases of violent antisemitism than in the previous year, including incidences of extreme violence.