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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

ADL New York Brings Together Diverse Communities for Special Interfaith Panel at Winter Board Meeting

Interfaith/intergroup relations are fundamental and critical to ADL’s dual mission: To stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. These aims, by definition, can only be truly accomplished with the partnerships and mutual respect of other faith communities. That is why ADL’s New York Region was thrilled to host a notable panel

ADL Welcomes Vatican Ambassador to the United Nations at Special Partnership Event with the Archdiocese of New York in Honor the 50th Anniversary of Vatican II

New York, NY, October 20, 2015… Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic Second Vatican Council, ADL welcomed the Papal Nuncio, the Vatican’s Ambassador to the United Nations, His Excellency the Most Reverend Bernardito C. Auza, to highlight the significance of Nostra Aetate in transforming the Church’s relationship to the Jewish people at a special partnership event between the Anti-Defamation

ADL New York Hosts the 2015 Middle East Conference

Last night ADL New York Region held its 8th annual Middle East Conference at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. This year’s conference, co-sponsored by the Benjamin N. Cardozo Jewish Law Student’s Association and New York University Law Students for Israel, addressed the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its harmful impact on college campuses

2015 Bearing Witness Summer Institute: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Contemporary Issues

  ADL New York hosted its annual professional development program for Catholic school educators, ‘The Bettina (z’l) and Erwin Pearl Bearing Witness Summer Institute: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Contemporary Issues,’ on August 3-6, 2015. Bearing Witness is designed exclusively for educators from Catholic schools to learn about the long history of Catholic-Jewish relations and cutting-edge methods in Holocaust education for 21st century audiences.