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Fighting Hate For Good: 2018 ADL NY/NJ Highlights

More than 100 years after ADL was founded, we are bearing witness to a rise of hatred and anti-Semitism unmatched in recent decades. ADL, along with our community of supporters and partners, recognizes the necessity of our work in preventing this bias and injustice from becoming normalized. This year, under the banner of a newly unified New York/New Jersey Region,

ADL Convenes Community Leaders to Mourn Tragedy in Pittsburgh

From our mourning the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting ,we are proud to rise and stand together. On Sunday, October 28th we stood with New York elected officials, clergy & community leadership to denounce violence, anti-Semitism and hate in all forms. We are grateful for the partnership and support during these difficult times. Thank you to all who joined us and to all who stood up and

ADL New York / New Jersey Director Evan Bernstein Calls for Civility and Respect as the Yom Kippur Jewish Holiday Approaches

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL)’s New York/New Jersey Regional Director Evan R. Bernstein issued a statement today calling for civility and respect towards the Jewish community in the days leading up to the sacred holiday of Yom Kippur this year.   “New York City is a microcosm of the world where persons of all faiths and backgrounds should be treated with

ADL Expresses Concern Over Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in Article by Columbia University Professor

A recent article by Columbia Professor Joseph Massad claims that describing Israel as a Jewish state is itself anti-Semitic, and that a method for preventing anti-Semitism is to sever the association between the State of Israel and Diaspora Jewry. In response to the article, ADL New York / New Jersey Regional Director Evan Bernstein issued the following statement:  ADL considers

Attention Schools and Administrators! No Place For Hate® Registration Now Open

ADL New York / New Jersey is excited to open registration for the 2018-2019 No Place For Hate® program! The program provides a framework that empowers schools to create and sustain a respectful and inclusive learning environment. Last year, over 207 schools in the New York / New Jersey Region and over 1,700 schools nationwide successfully completed the program. Now is