April 19, 2021

Antisemitic incidents in Berlin 2020

The Research and Information Center Antisemitism Berlin (RIAS Berlin) documented a total of 1,004 antisemitic incidents in 2020.

RIAS Berlin recorded 17 attacks, 43 targeted damage to property, 51 threats, 770 cases of harmful behavior and 123 Antisemitic mail.

Despite the profound restrictions on public life caused by the pandemic and the reduction in interpersonal contacts, the number of known antisemitic incidents increased by 118 in 2020 (an increase of 13.3%).

Every day, on average, there were almost three antisemitic incidents in the federal capital.



Source: RIAS