Level of anti-Semitism in Pacific Northwest should serve as 'warning' to Americans, officials say

The Anti-Defamation League just released its audit of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. and across the Pacific Northwest Tuesday.

SEATTLE — While the number of anti-Semitic acts in Washington state didn’t significantly rise in 2021 compared to 2020, the number of assaults and vandalism targeting the Jewish community remained elevated.

According to a newly released audit from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), there were 45 anti-Semitic incidents across the state last year, which is actually five fewer than 2020. 

That accounts for more than half of the total incidents in the entire Pacific Northwest region, which includes Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho and Montana.

The region as

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