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L.A. County hate crimes are down, but those against Jews are up—by all counts

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/la_county_hate_crimes_are_down_but_those_against_jews_are_up_--_by_all_coun

First, the good news: Hate crimes committed in Los Angeles County dropped for the second year in a row, according to numbers for 2009 released on Dec. 21 by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations. The bad news: Hate crimes against Jews reported in Los Angeles County during the same period increased by a whopping 49 percent from the previous year.

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