Blog Archives

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

Marymount School of NY Students Submit Grant to Support ADL NY/NJ Programs

Tenth grade students from Marymount School of New York visited the ADL New York/New Jersey office this week to learn more the our work and how they can directly support our programs in the region. The program that brought this group of bright students to our office is called the Marymount Philanthropy and Community Transformation Program, or M-PACT. The M-PACT

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 Stands with Coalition in Support of Protect Our Courts Act Introduced to NYS Assembly

On June 5th we were proud to stand with a NYS coalition in support of the Protect Our Courts Act, a first-of-its-kind state legislation that seeks to protect immigrant communities from immigration enforcement at courthouses. ICE enforcement in NYS courthouses has a chilling effect and denies vulnerable victims and individuals access to justice by deterring them from contacting authorities and accessing courts