the state Department the last two months of registering on the Internet “tsunami” of anti-Semitism associated with the outbreak of coronavirus. This is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the special envoy for monitoring and combating anti-Semitism Ilana Carr.

According to him, during the economic crises the Jews are often victims of persecution, so the US must fight anti-Semitic conspiracy theories related to the coronavirus. Carr noted that he had an assistant who engaged in the fight against incitement to hatred on the Internet.

April 20 it was reported that the number of manifestations of anti-Semitism around the world has increased by 18 percent compared to the previous year. It was noted that the pandemic coronavirus in the world subject to ancient stereotypes about Jews as the enemies of Christians and vectors of disease.

At the moment in the world of recorded more of 3.57 million cases of coronavirus in all the time of a pandemic. Of these, more than 1.17 million cases in the United States. On the second place by the number of cases Spain (more than 217 thousand cases), Italy — third (more than 211 thousand cases).