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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

Showing Solidarity in the Wake of New Zealand Shooting

The world mourned with Christchurch after the March 15th mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques ended the lives of 50 worshippers. Immediately after the shooting, our Regional Director Evan Bernstein joined community and faith leaders at Makki Masjid Muslim Community Center to pay respect to shooting victims. Evan called for unity, saying “they are expecting us to break and

ADL NY Stands United at City Hall Press Conference for Launch of #Stemdup

On December 26, 2017 at City Hall, ADL New York Associate Director Melanie Robbins spoke at an interfaith press conference in support of our partner Sheikh Musa Drammeh, co-founder of the Islamic Leadership School and Muslim Community Report. At the conference, Sheikh called on leadership and especially the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) to formally adopt the #stemdup initiative (a

ADL New York Region Hosts 85 Catholic, Muslim and Jewish Students for a Special Interfaith Seder

With the themes of “We are all a Nation of Immigrants” and “Welcoming the Stranger,” ADL New York’s Interfaith Seder brought together 85 Catholic, Muslim and Jewish students to learn about each other’s holiday traditions, “break bread” together, and experience a traditional Passover Seder through hands-on activities. 75 middle-school students attended from the Epiphany School, Islamic Cultural Center School, and