According to a recent poll in October 2009 by the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitism is at its lowest in America since 1964. from a high of 29% in 1964 it has fluctuated up and down to only 12% in October of 2009. In a sense, this is a victory, but no matter which way you look at it this still means that there are about 30 million people in the United States that are anti-Semitic. This is still too many by any standards.
Those numbers make me feel very uneasy. They are very similar to the numbers given about the radical Muslims of the world. My research recently led to me to the fact that only 10% of all Muslims are radical Muslims. This was presented as a positive outcome, when in reality 10% of all Muslims represent 150 million people since there are 1.5 billion Muslims in the world.
So, no matter which way we look at it, there are still too many anti-Semitic people in the world as well as to many radical Muslims in the world.
It is our duty, to continue to fight hatred of any kind by educating ourselves and others. For those of you who want to get more details about the survey on anti-Semitism here is a link
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