NEWS Perceived Anti-Semitism Is Growing in Italy

swg-immagine-slide-e1548249479570By Pagine Ebraiche staff

The perception of anti-Semitism in Italy is growing as seen in the sixth survey on Shoah Remembrance carried out by the SWG research institute in cooperation with Pagine Ebraiche’s newsroom.

The threat of anti-Semitism has been considered more significant than in all the previous years’ survey: 49% of the respondents declared it either high (11%) or high enough (38%).

Growing is also the number of respondents who consider Holocaust Remembrance Day as “necessary”: 36%. In 2018 it was 32% and in 2017 26%.

Moreover, 87% of the respondents said that Remembrance Day helps keep alive awareness of these problems.