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CBS New York: ‘Barnard College Split Over Vote To Divest From Companies That Do Business With Israel’

Students at Barnard College have voted 2 to 1, calling for the administration to divest in companies that do business with Israel. The Anti-Defamation League says it’s concerned about BDS and is now educating high school students and parents about it before they arrive on campus. New York Regional Director Evan Bernstein spoke with WCBS-TV in New York about the vote and the BDS movement.

Major National & Local Media Outlets Cover ADL’s Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, Revealing 90% Increase Across NYS

Nationally, ADL recorded the largest single-year increase on record since it began tracking incident data in the 1970s. There were 380 incidents of anti-Semitism reported in New York State in 2017, including physical assaults, vandalism, harassment and attacks on Jewish institutions, according to ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, compared to 199 such incidents in 2016. “New Yorkers are seeing an

ADL NY Director Evan Bernstein Calls For Action at Rivertowns Rally Against Hate

“Now is the time to build bridges and speak out,” said ADL New York Regional Director Evan Bernstein to an audience of over 300 at Sunday’s Rivertowns Rally Against Hate. “We must protect our children and educate them that bias is not acceptable now or ever…hate incidents must not become normalized.” ADL New York thanks Woodlands Community Temple and the Rivertown communities for standing