Disturbing Rise in Anti-Semitic Attitudes

According to Florida's Sun Sentinel newspaper, an increasing number of Americans hold anti-Semitic views. According to the survey, 15 percent, or thirty-five million Americans, hold deeply anti-Semitic views.

Of special concern to Catholic leaders is the finding that Hispanics born abroad are more likely to hold such views. 20 percent of U.S.-born Hispanics hold deeply anti-Semitic views according to the survey, but a stunning 40 percent on Hispanics born elsewhere hold such views.

The full survey results are here.

Here is a fit subject for the USCCB's new committee on religious liberty.

Join the Conversation

Send your thoughts and reactions to Letters to the Editor. Learn more here