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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

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

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

Lessons to Teach and Learn from ‘Unite the Right’

Racial hatred, bias and white supremacy were on full display in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. In the largest and most violent gathering of white supremacists in decades, “Unite the Right” brought together white supremacist groups including the alt-right, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. Their stated goal was to save the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, because like other

ADL New York Region Honors Long Island Community Leaders at the First Annual Securing Justice Awards Dinner

On May 18, over 240 guests gathered at the Engineers Club in Roslyn to honor three outstanding Long Island community members for their support and dedication to ADL’s mission. Dr. Lorna Lewis received the Securing Justice Award for her incredible leadership as superintendent of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District. The Long Island Philanthropic Leadership Awards were given to two