May 6, 2013

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned anti-Muslim graffiti that was found in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay.  The phrase “Dumb Muslims Die” was found spray painted on a sidewalk in front of a home on Avenue Z. Etzion Neuer, ADL Acting New York Regional Director, issued the following statement:   We deplore this disturbing…
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April 23, 2013

     The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today commended the New York City Police Department for its swift arrest in a hate crime which occurred on a New York City subway in Brooklyn on April 15. Stephan Stowe, 17, was arraigned on eight charges, including grand larceny, which was charged as a hate crime, resisting arrest and…
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April 21, 2013

Six months ago, Denise Weiss sat her 11-year-old down and talked about the perils of social media sites that allow users to post mean-spirited anonymous comments. She then shut down her daughter’s page on ask.fm, a site popular with 11- to 14-year-olds. But Weiss, of New City, wonders how many parents even know about ask.fm…
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April 13, 2013

The Albany school district has placed on leave a teacher whose persuasive writing assignment was for students to argue that Jews are evil in order to convince a Nazi official of their loyalty. The teacher was not in class at Albany High School on Friday and Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard said the district will take some…
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