"Nearly 60 percent of religious-bias hate crimes in America in 2020 targeted Jews, according to data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on Monday. Despite the high figure, it still represents a decrease from 2019.
According to the FBI, overall hate crimes rose six percent from 2019, marking the highest total of reported hate crimes in 12 years. Of the 7,759 overall reported hate crimes, 1,174 targeted victims due to their religion — 676 of which (57.5 percent) targeted Jews, down from 953 incidents in 2019.
Further, 53 percent of the 2020 incidents targeting Jews involved destruction, damage, or vandalism of property; 33 percent were instances of intimidation; six percent were simple assaults; four percent were aggravated assaults; one percent were instances of burglary or breaking and entering; and one percent were instances of larceny or theft...
Jewish establishment organizations decried both the rise in crimes where Jews were targeted, and the decreasing number of law enforcement agencies providing data to the FBI..."