Press Release

ADL Deeply Disturbed by Incident in Which Man Tells Jewish Co-Worker She’s “In The Gas Chamber Now”

New York, NY, March 22, 2019…The Anti-Defamation League (“ADL”) expressed deep concern today following an alleged incident of anti-Semitic harassment in Ulster County, New York. According to police and other reports, Mother Earth’s Storehouse employee William Sullivan, 21, allegedly turned off the lights in a produce cooler while a female co-worker was inside, and said, “You’re in the gas chamber

ADL Extremely Alarmed by Extensive Alleged Anti-Semitic Vandalism of Elementary School Playground in Queens

New York, NY, February 23, 2019…The Anti-Defamation League expressed deep concern today after seeing images of swastikas covering the pavement of a Queens elementary school playground. According to police and other reports, multiple swastikas and the phrase “Heil Hitler” were drawn on the playground of P.S.139 in Rego Park. “This act of hate is part of a troublesome pattern of

ADL Offers Reward After Alleged Horrific Assault in Brooklyn

New York, NY, January 30, 2019 … ADL (Anti-Defamation League) announced today that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the alleged assault of a Jewish man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn Tuesday evening. According to police and other reports, the incident allegedly involved a group of

ADL Welcomes Governor Cuomo’s Historic Signing of GENDA & Conversion Therapy Ban Legislation 

New York, NY, January 25, 2019 … Today, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) welcomed Governor Cuomo’s historic signing of two monumental pieces of pro-LGBTQ legislation.  The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) (S.1047) adds gender identity as a protected category under New York’s discrimination and hate crime laws.  Conversion therapy ban legislation (S.1046) will prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual