Press Release

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

Anti-Semitic Incidents in New Jersey Are Third Highest in The Nation According to New ADL Report

New York, New York, April 30, 2019… New data released today by ADL (the “Anti-Defamation League”) reveals that 200 anti-Semitic incidents were documented across the state of New Jersey in 2018, the 3rd highest number of reported incidents anywhere in the nation.  ADL documented 208 anti-Semitic incidents in the state in 2017. Incidents of anti-Semitic harassment remained high, with 94

Anti-Semitic Assaults Up by 55% in New York State in 2018, According to New ADL Report

New York, New York, April 30, 2019… According to new data released by ADL (the “Anti-Defamation League”) today, anti-Semitic assaults in New York State increased by 55 percent in 2018 over the previous year. Of the 340 anti-Semitic incidents recorded last year, 17 were anti-Semitic assaults.  ADL also observed a marked increase in incidents of vandalism involving private property, from 23

ADL Expresses Deep Concern Over Multiple Incidents of Anti-Semitic Vandalism in Summit, New Jersey Middle School

New York, NY, April 17, 2019…The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) expressed deep concern today after learning of yet another swastika incident at a middle school in Summit, New Jersey, following five prior incidents over the past several months. These incidents are a sad reminder of an observable trend that the ADL has been tracking in New Jersey over the past two

ADL Urges Public Not to Place Blame on Orthodox Jews as Sole Cause of Measles Outbreak

New York, NY, April 1, 2019…The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) expressed deep concern today over rising tensions within New York State in connection with the recent measles outbreak. A recent New York Times article highlights the rising community tensions stemming from this recent outbreak in New York. News reports unfairly singling out the Orthodox Jewish community as the sole responsible population,