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The show opens amid signs of a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe. In a 12-country survey of Jewish respondents last year by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 89 percent said anti-Semitism was on the rise. France reported a 74 percent surge in anti-Semitic acts last year, and President Emmanuel Macron said in February that anti-Semitism was at a postwar peak. In Britain, there were 1,652 anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, up 16 percent from the year before, The Jewish Museum’s aim is to “debunk a lot of the myths that still circulate today,” said the exhibition’s curator, “such as Jews exerting a kind of sinister influence on world events, Jews financing disastrous wars around the world for profit, Jews being naturally drawn to money making.”

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