Antisemitic Incidents in New Jersey at Highest Levels Ever Recorded, According to New ADL Report

New York, New York, May 12, 2020… According to new data released by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today, antisemitic incidents rose 73% in New Jersey in 2019, reaching 345 total incidents – the most ever recorded in the state and the second–highest number recorded in any state across the country last year.    According to ADL’s data, New Jersey experienced dramatic increases in antisemitic incidents across all categories.  Vandalism increased 72%, from 104 incidents in 2018 to 179 incidents in

Antisemitic Incidents Rose 26 Percent in New York State in 2019; NY Leads the Nation for Acts of Hate Against Jews

New York, NY, May 12, 2020… According to new data released by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today, antisemitic incidents rose by 26% in the state of New York in 2019, with assaults increasing a staggering 106%, approaching all-time highs for statewide recorded incidents.   In a turbulent year culminating in a fatal attack against the Jewish community in Monsey, New York, ADL documented 430 antisemitic incidents in the state of New York during 2019. Antisemitic assaults increased 106%, from 17 in 2018

ADL and Jewish Federation Express Deep Concern About Increase in Antisemitic Social Media Posts Regarding COVID-19 Cases in Rockland County

New York, NY, April 1, 2020… Over the past few days, ADL and the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County have seen a number of very concerning and highly antisemitic social media posts arising out of Rockland County. This dangerous rhetoric has resulted in a heightened sense of fear and distrust among residents as well as calls for different treatment towards the

ADL and NAACP Announce New Partnership to Combat Hate in New Jersey

Trenton, NJ, January 9, 2020… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) and NAACP (the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) announced a new partnership today to jointly combat all forms of hate and bigotry in New Jersey. This renewed commitment comes on the heels of an escalation in hate and bias incidents in New Jersey, including the violent anti-Semitic attack