Press Release

ADL Welcomes Arrest Following Violent Anti-Semitic Incident in Brooklyn

New York, NY, August 11, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) expressed deep appreciation to NYPD for swiftly apprehending a suspect in connection with an alleged assault of two Jewish men in Crown Heights, Brooklyn Friday evening.  According to police and media reports, the perpetrator provoked the victims with anti-Semitic insults before violently attacking the men by spraying a canister of mace and

ADL And Jewish Federation Deeply Disturbed Over Event Featuring Far-Right Polish Speaker In New Jersey

New York, NY, June 6, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest in New Jersey expressed deep concern that far-right Polish politician Robert Winnicki is slated to speak today at the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark, New Jersey. As the leader of the far-right National Movement in Poland, Winnicki has repeatedly engaged in anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic rhetoric

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