The Anti-Defamation League's Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents recorded 1,352 incidents in 2008.
37 physical assaults on Jewish individuals;
702 cases of anti-Semitic vandalism;
613 cases of anti-Semitic harassment and/or events.
The incidents took place in 44 states and the District of Columbia and tended to coincide with locations containing significant Jewish populations.
The total number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in 2007 was 1,460. The total number of incidents recorded in 2008 was 1,352 – a decline of approximately 7 percent.
The 2007 Audit combined some physical assaults and incidents of harassment into a single category called "Harassment," and recorded 761 incidents. Together, those two categories in 2008 added up to 650 incidents – a decline of approximately 17%.
The 2007 Audit recorded 699 incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism. In 2008, ADL recorded 702 cases of anti-Semitic vandalism.