Anti-Semitic violence surged 40% worldwide last year

April 15, 2015 3:15 PM

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Anti-Semitic violence surged 40% worldwide last year

The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks around the world surged nearly 40% last year, according to a report released Wednesday by researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

The report found there were 766 recorded incidents against Jewish people in 2014 — the worst year for attacks since 2009. It was released ahead of Israel commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins Wednesday at sundown.

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