“On the anniversary of the mass shooting in Jersey City we must fight bigotry with unity”: Scott Richman and Richard T. Smith Op-Ed in

“This shooting in Jersey City three years ago was a tragedy that never should have happened, and one that only further strengthened the formal partnership between our two organizations — the NAACP of New Jersey and ADL’s New York/New Jersey Region — to fight hatred and bigotry of all kinds. This is why we are coming together this Thursday afternoon in

ADL Urges Second Circuit to Reverse Lower Court Ruling in Case Alleging Discriminatory Efforts by Clarkstown to Thwart Purchase of Property by Orthodox Jewish School

New York, NY, December 1, 2022… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) sought leave to file an amicus brief yesterday urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to reverse a District Court decision that an Orthodox Jewish School did not have standing to bring its religious-discrimination and civil rights claims. The underlying case, Ateres Bais Yaakov Academy of Rockland v.

New York-Area Jewish Security Threat Mitigated

New York, NY, November 19, 2022.. CSI, CSS, ADL and SCN have been in contact with federal and local law enforcement agencies over the past 24 hours regarding a specific threat to the New York-area Jewish community. The threat was mitigated late last night, and two suspects were apprehended. We are thankful for the work of the NYPD, FBI, Joint Terrorism Task Force and MTA Police.  This comes at a time

“Don’t Blame Jews for Polio’s Comeback”: Scott Richman Op-Ed in The New York Daily News

“America is a country made up of many diverse communities. This is our strength. Unfortunately, minority groups are often targeted with unjustified attacks and stereotypes because they appear different. Whether it is migrants coming into the U.S., or a community that speaks a different language, communities too often get scapegoated for local or national issues. This has historically been the

New Report Sounds Alarm on Range of Extremist Threats in New York State

New York, NY, June 1, 2022 – The white supremacist shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo was the latest example of a broad and troubling trend of rising extremism in New York State, according to a new report issued today by the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) Center on Extremism and the Community Security Initiative (CSI).  The report, “Hate in the Empire