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Addressing Hate Targeting Jewish, Arab, Muslim, and Palestinian Communities

This page aims to raise awareness and provide resources addressing the rise of antisemitic, anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian and anti-Muslim hate in the wake of the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.  Learn more about DOJ’s efforts to address and prevent hate crimes by viewing the DOJ Statements, Featured Videos, DOJ Resources, and DOJ News Releases on our website.  


DOJ Statements on Hate Targeting Jewish, Arab, Muslim, and Palestinian Communities
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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Reiterates DOJ's Commitment to Protecting Communities from Discrimination and Hate-Fueled Violence

March 15, 2024

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Readout of Justice Department Community Safety Webinars with Jewish, Muslim, Arab and Palestinian Community Stakeholders

March 12, 2024

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Anti Defamation League’s Never is Now Summit

March 7, 2024

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Attorney General Memo to United States Attorneys' Offices on Remaining Vigilant Against Threats of Violence in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks in Israel

October 14, 2023

 

December 6, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks to Faith Leaders to Provide Update on Security 


December 5, 2023

Oversight of the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division


November 27, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York


November 27, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey


November 8, 2023

Readout of Justice Department Leadership’s Meetings with Law Enforcement and Community Leaders


November 3, 2023

Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks on the Justice Department’s Role in Combating Modern National Security Threats


November 1, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the United Against Hate Virtual Forum


November 1, 2023

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at the United Against Hate Virtual Forum


November 1, 2023

Justice Department Hosts Forum to Highlight Efforts to Unite Communities and Strengthen Partnerships with Law Enforcement to Combat Hate


October 30, 2023

Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at Reconciling the Past, Building the Future: Law Enforcement and Community Partnerships Against Hate


October 20, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Florida


October 19, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida


October 15, 2023

Attorney General Statement on the Killing of Six-Year-Old Child Wadea Al-Fayoume and Severe Wounding of His Mother Hanaan Shahin in Illinois


October 12, 2023

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Statement Following Meeting with President Biden and National Security Team on Terrorist Attacks in Israel

 

Other Federal Agency Resources

Recent DOJ News on Efforts to Address and Prevent Antisemitic, Anti-Arab, Anti-Palestinian and Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

May 14, 2024

Ex-Riverside Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Hate and Gun Crimes for Shooting Two Jewish Men Leaving L.A. Synagogues Last Year


May 8, 2024

Assistant Attorney General Clarke Delivers Remarks at the Annual Federal Inter-Agency Holocaust Remembrance Program


May 6, 2024

Forum Provides Best Practices and Resources to Prevent and Respond to Hate Crimes that Target Religious Institutions


May 2, 2024

North Carolina Man Charged with Mailing Antisemitic Threat Targeting Middle Georgia Rabbi


May 1, 2024

Readout of Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division’s Meeting with Jewish Community Stakeholders


May 1, 2024

North Carolina Man Sentenced for Transmitting Threats to North Carolina Jewish Organization


April 23, 2024

Texas Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Sending Antisemitic Death Threats


April 22, 2024

New Jersey Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Breaking into Center for Islamic Life at Rutgers University and Destroying Property


April 19, 2024

California Man Who Expressed Anti-Semitic Hate Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Ammunition and Machine Guns


April 18, 2024

Maine Man Sentenced for Threats Against the Jewish Community


April 10, 2024

Former Cornell Student Pleads Guilty to Posting Online Threats Against Jewish Students on Campus


April 5, 2024

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Employee with a Hate Crime Enhancement


April 3, 2024

Texas Man Sentenced for Hate Crimes Following Mass Shooting Targeting Muslims at Car Repair Shop


March 20, 2024

U.S. Attorney’s Office for Middle District of Pennsylvania Meets With Faith Leaders to Promote the United Against Hate Initiative


March 14, 2024

Florida Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Leaving Threatening Voicemail Targeted at Jewish Organization in New York


March 13, 2024

Former California Rideshare Driver Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Antisemitic Attack on Passenger


March 8, 2024

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Leaving Threatening Antisemitic Message


March 7, 2024

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Anti-Defamation League’s Never is Now Summit


March 7, 2024

Oregon Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes for Defacing Synagogue


March 5, 2024

Florida Man Indicted for Making Hate Crime Threats Against the Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan Chapter


March 4, 2024

Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Violent Antisemitic Threats


February 1, 2024

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Series of Violent Assaults on Members of the Orthodox Jewish Community


January 31, 2024

Protecting Places of Worship Forum Held to Prevent and Combat Hate Crimes, Acts of Religious Violence, and Discrimination


January 29, 2024

Massachusetts Man Arrested for Threatening Local Synagogue; Allegedly Threatened to Kill Members of Jewish Community and Bomb Places of Worship


January 29, 2024

California Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Stalking Charge and Admits to Threatening Mass Shooting of Synagogues


January 25, 2024

White Supremacist Group Member Convicted of Federal Hate Crime for Defacing Michigan Synagogue with Neo-Nazi Symbols