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ADL Responds to the Recent String of Anti-Semitic Attacks in Brooklyn

Evan Bernstein joined Jewish leaders, Speaker Corey Johnson and other members of the New York City Council for a press conference on the disturbing uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in Brooklyn. In the past two weeks, ADL issued press releases on two alleged anti-Semitic assaults of Orthodox men in the Williamsburg area, offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to

ADL Hosts “Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder and Highlights the Urgent Need for Protect Our Courts Act in New York

On April 7, 2019, ADL New York/New Jersey hosted its first annual “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder in Co-op City in the Bronx. The idea for a community Seder is based on the continued relevance John F. Kennedy’s 1958 book, A Nation of Immigrants. “Every American who ever lived, with the exception of one group, was either an immigrant

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,

Following Signing of National Memorandum of Understanding with Mexican Government, ADL NY Director Evan Bernstein Travels to Mexico to Continue Joint Effort to Combat Hate

On March 11, 2018, Consul General of Mexico in New York Ambassador Diego Gomez Pickering and ADL New York Regional Director Evan Bernstein traveled to Mexico for a week of meetings and interviews with community leaders and organizations in Mexico. The mission of the trip was to share locally news of the work ADL and the Government of Mexico have initiated

Assemblymember Nily Rozic Hosts ADL Briefing on Next Steps to Addressing Hate & Anti-Semitism 

On March 15th, ADL New York Senior Associate Director Melanie Robbins briefed 40 New York State legislators on the findings from the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) recent audit of anti-Semitic incidents. The briefing was hosted by Assemblymember Nily Rozic, who has proposed a new bill to mandate hate crime prevention and recognition training for law enforcement.” We appreciate the opportunity to meet with New York leadership to discuss how