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ADL Condemns Assault of Sikh Professor

 September 23, 2013 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned an apparent hate crime against Dr. Prabhjot Singh, a professor at Columbia University. The attack occurred near 110th Street and Lenox Avenue on Saturday evening where a small mob of more than a dozen people reportedly beat the professor while making references to Osama Bin Laden and terrorism. “We are shocked

ADL: Anti-Gay Hate Crime in Queens “Tragic and Appalling”

  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today reacted to the murder of a Queens man who was stabbed to death near Elmhurst and Roosevelt Avenue because, police believe, his attacker thought he was gay.   The League condemned the deadly anti-gay attack as “tragic and appalling.”  Steven Torres, 22, allegedly attacked Ever Orozco, 69, on September 16 while yelling anti-gay epithets.

ADL Announces Appointment of Evan R. Bernstein as New York Regional Director

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced the appointment of Evan R. Bernstein as Director of the League’s New York Regional Office. Mr. Bernstein joins ADL with extensive experience in operations, development and leadership at several major Jewish and Israeli communal organizations. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director for the American Friends of Midgal Ohr and previously was National Director

ADL Anti-Bias Experts to Host Free Webinar Series on Combating Hate in Schools

  September 11, 2013 Some of the leading experts in the field of bias prevention will present in a series of six free educational webinars titled “Building Respectful School Climates,” sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as part of its centennial celebration. The series, free to the public, strives to equip parents, students, and primarily educators with tools and strategies

ADL Leads National Coalition on Bullying

The ADL is proud to have organized a coalition of 49 national civil rights, religious, education, and professional organizations to submit comments to the Department of Education in support of changes to mandatory reporting on bullying and harassment incidents in schools. Read more.