ADL Welcomes Establishment of NYC Office for Prevention of Hate Crimes

New York, NY, June 4, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) welcomes Mayor de Blasio’s announcement today that more will be done to strengthen and improve NYC’s hate crime prevention and response efforts, including through the City’s newly-established Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes. According to NYPD data released this week, 184 hate crimes were reported thus far in 2019 – a

ADL Welcomes Arrest of NJ Man Who Allegedly Threatened Terrorist Attack on Pro-Israel Event

New York, NY, May 22, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today praised law enforcement for the arrest of Jonathan Xie, a resident of Basking Ridge, Somerset County, NJ, for threatening to ‘shoot everybody’ at a pro-Israel march. Xie was allegedly inspired by the Palestinian terror organization, Hamas. While many terror organizations, including ISIS, al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, single out Jews and

ADL Alarmed by Latest Assault on Jewish Individual, Offers $5,000 Award

New York, NY, May 8, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) announced that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the alleged assault today of a Jewish man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  Amid ongoing concerns that a dramatic increase in violent assaults targeting Jews is

ADL in the News – May 2019

Coverage of the 2018 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents On April 30, 2019, ADL released its annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents. If you haven’t already, please read the National, and New York/New Jersey report findings. 27 media outlets across the New York and New Jersey covered these findings, featuring the audit data and in-depth analysis from Regional Director Evan Bernstein and