Aided by the Internet, anti-Jewish propaganda intensified throughout the world in 1997, although the level of anti-Semitic violence remained relatively low, according to a recent report.

"The Internet has become a vehicle for spewing almost unlimited anti-Semitic hatred and Holocaust denial," David Rosen, director of the Anti-Defamation League, told reporters.The number of anti-Semitic Internet sites doubled, according to the report compiled by Tel Aviv University's Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism, the World Jewish Congress, and the ADL.

Jewish groups have reached agreements with commercial Internet providers to flag anti-Semitic sites and link them with balancing information, Rosen said.