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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

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