How You Can Stand Up to Hatred in the Palm Beaches and Beyond


Palm Beach County has the most antisemitic incidents of all Florida counties.

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Florida ranks 4th highest for antisemitic incidents in the U.S.


Antisemitic hate crimes accounted for 80% of the religiously motivated crimes in Florida

See something. Do something.

Rising antisemitism requires all of us to take action. Here are five ways you can stand up to hatred:

1. Report antisemitic incidents and threats.
If you encounter antisemitic activity, click here to report the incident on our J-Secure form. Our partners at Secure Community Network (SCN) and law enforcement will follow up on reported incidents. In emergency situations, call 9-1-1.

2. Educate and share.
Explore the many forms of antisemitism in today’s world and learn effective strategies to confront them. Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council offers Antisemitism Today and Decoding the Narrative programs to educate and enlighten your congregation, civic club or group. Click here to learn more and request these programs.

3. Advocate for support from elected officials.
Leverage your influence by requesting support from your elected representatives or expressing gratitude by thanking them for standing with the Jewish community. Click here to find your elected officials.

4. Spread awareness to college students.
Jewish college students need our help to confront surging antisemitic and anti-Israel activity on campuses. Our partner Hillel International extends crucial assistance by offering free legal services for Jewish college students facing antisemitism. Click here or text “CALLhelp” to 51555 to report on-campus incidents requiring legal action.

5. Stay informed about Jewish issues.
Watch mosaic, a Jewish public affairs show that airs Sundays from January through March at 11 a.m. on WPBF 25, our local ABC affiliate. You can watch episodes online and listen via podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen. You can also watch Hate Rising, an award-winning series exploring the rise of antisemitism across the U.S. and in our own backyard. Hate Rising was produced by CBS12, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation.

The Palm Beach Center to Combat Antisemitism & Hatred was established by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County to offer strategic, financial, and advisory support to a diverse range of initiatives, grantees, and organizations. The Center focuses on educational programs, community outreach, and advocacy efforts to raise awareness and confront hatred in all its forms.