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U.S. and Israeli flags wave together. Nearly half of U.S. Jewish respondents to a survey commissioned by the American Jewish Committee say they've changed their behavior due to fear. The survey was conducted in October and November 2023. DeniseBush/Getty Images hide caption

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Large majorities of Americans say antisemitism is a serious problem

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At Holocaust Museum L.A., visitors can leave prayers or messages in a memorial wall. Jason DeRose/NPR hide caption

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day rings differently this year

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff speaks during the Annual National Menorah Lighting at the White House on Dec. 7, 2023. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Claudine Gay (from left), president of Harvard University, Liz Magill, president of University of Pennsylvania, Pamela Nadell, professor of history and Jewish studies at American University, and Sally Kornbluth, president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, testify before the House Education and Workforce Committee on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers grill the presidents of Harvard, MIT and Penn over antisemitism on campus

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IBM, Disney and Lionsgate are among the companies that've stopped advertising on X after a report said its ads were appearing alongside material praising Adolf Hitler and Nazis. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at the Department of Education, Sept. 20, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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President Joe Biden shakes hands with second gentleman Doug Emhoff during a celebration marking Jewish American Heritage Month last week. The administration has just released a comprehensive strategy for combating antisemitism. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, was the site of an attack by British national Malik Faisal Akram, who was in a 10-hour hostage standoff with law enforcement. A new report by the Anti-Defamation League says antisemitic incidents in the U.S. rose 36% in 2022. Brandon Wade/AP hide caption

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The Los Angeles Police Department headquarters building is seen downtown Los Angeles in July 2022. Police say they arrested a suspect in the separate shootings of two Jewish men as they left morning prayer services. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff is using his political platform to help fight hate. But he stresses that tackling antisemitism is not a partisan effort. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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Doug Emhoff has made antisemitism his issue, but says it's everyone's job to fight it

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Police in Bloomfield, N.J. are looking for the suspect who hurled a Molotov cocktail at the entrance of a synagogue early Sunday morning. Surveillance video shows him wearing a ski mask and skull and crossbones top. Bloomfield Division of Public Safety hide caption

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U.S. second gentleman, Doug Emhoff, lays a wreath honoring Holocaust victims at the former Auschwitz site on Friday in Oswiecim, Poland. Omar Marques/Getty Images hide caption

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A police vehicle sits near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, on Jan. 16, 2022. Four people were held hostage at the synagogue for more than 10 hours by a gunman before being freed, one of a spate of antisemitic acts that took place last year. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Ye, then known as Kanye West, holds a Yeezy sneaker while speaking onstage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival in 2019. Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company hide caption

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Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, has agreed to purchase the social media site Parler, the company announced on Monday. Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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