Press Release

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

ADL Welcomes Arrest of NJ Man Who Allegedly Threatened Terrorist Attack on Pro-Israel Event

New York, NY, May 22, 2019… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today praised law enforcement for the arrest of Jonathan Xie, a resident of Basking Ridge, Somerset County, NJ, for threatening to ‘shoot everybody’ at a pro-Israel march. Xie was allegedly inspired by the Palestinian terror organization, Hamas. While many terror organizations, including ISIS, al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, single out Jews and

ADL Extremely Alarmed by Dramatic Increase in Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in New York City Within the First Four Months of 2019

New York, NY, May 2, 2019… ADL (Anti-Defamation League) expressed deep concern over NYPD statistics released today demonstrating a staggering 67% increase in overall hate crimes, and a dramatic 82% increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes, reported during just the first four months of 2019. This troubling increase appears to be consistent with a trend observed by ADL in its recently