Tri-State Catholic School Educators Explore History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

            A group of 18 Catholic school educators from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut met at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY from August 12-15 to learn about the history of anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Catholic teachings on Jews and Judaism as part of the Bettina (z”l) and Erwin Pearl New York Bearing Witness™ Summer Institute.             The Institute is sponsored

ADL Condemns Racist Graffiti on Jackie Robinson Statue

Date: August 8, 2013 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern about racist graffiti, including racist expletives and the words “Heil Hitler” and a swastika spray-painted on the base of the Jackie Robinson statue outside the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in Coney Island.             Etzion Neuer, ADL Acting New York Regional Director, issued the following statement:             The defacement of a public

The ADL Plays Times Square

A full-page ad in the Times is one thing, but such a heavy message amid the circus atmosphere of the Crossroads of the Universe? Says ADL’s public relations director, Todd Gutnick: “We appreciate any opportunity to raise awareness about ADL’s struggle to end anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination in America. Times Square is the ‘crossroads of the world.’