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Anti-Semitic Incidents on College Campuses in 2015

After the alarm­ing anti-Semitic inci­dent at UCLA ear­lier this year, the national discussion about the prob­lem of anti-Semitism on col­lege cam­puses continues. While such inci­dents are cer­tainly dis­turb­ing, it is important to note that these inci­dents are rel­a­tively rare, and the vast major­ity of Jew­ish stu­dents report feeling safe on their cam­puses. When such inci­dents do occur, they are gen­er­ally

Young Leaders from New York at ADL’s 2015 National Leadership Summit

Each year, hundreds of leaders from across the country join together at ADL’s National Leadership Summit to learn how to advance the League’s mission of “stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all.” The 2015 Summit, held May 3-5 in Washington, D.C., brought together world leaders, foreign policy experts and civil rights luminaries to brief

Spotlight On: The Fisher Family Foundation

With immense gratitude and appreciation, ADL New York Region shines February’s spotlight on the Arlene & Daniel Fisher Family Foundation for their generous support of the New York Region’s Confronting Anti-Semitism (CAS) initiative. The CAS initiative, which includes programs for Jewish middle school, high school, and college students, focuses on raising awareness of anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias. The 2-2.5 hour

ADL New York Region’s November Meetings with Political Officials

November included two important meetings for the Government and Public Affairs Committee. On November 4th, ADL visited United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Manhattan office and met with her staff, including her State Director, Senior Advisor, and Constituent Liaison for Immigrant and Foreign Affairs. Due to the current climate in Israel and Operation Protective Edge, the meeting began by thanking Senator