Some national Jewish organizations joined a coalition of religious groups calling on the Washington Metro system to donate profits from an anti-Islam ad to charity.
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American diplomats were killed, and the U.S. embassy in Cairo was attacked over an anti-Muslim movie.
Anti-Muslim bigotry in the United States is "significant," according to the Anti-Defamation League. "A significant level of anti-Muslim bigotry has surfaced in a variety of public forums over the past year," said an ADL statement accompanying a letter and background information the ADL submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee, whose civil rights committee was considering anti-Muslim activity on Tuesday.
An interfaith summit of Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders denounced anti-Muslim bigotry.