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Tri-State Catholic School Educators Explore History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

            A group of 18 Catholic school educators from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut met at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY from August 12-15 to learn about the history of anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Catholic teachings on Jews and Judaism as part of the Bettina (z”l) and Erwin Pearl New York Bearing Witness™ Summer Institute.             The Institute is sponsored

ADL Condemns Racist Graffiti on Jackie Robinson Statue

Date: August 8, 2013 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern about racist graffiti, including racist expletives and the words “Heil Hitler” and a swastika spray-painted on the base of the Jackie Robinson statue outside the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in Coney Island.             Etzion Neuer, ADL Acting New York Regional Director, issued the following statement:             The defacement of a public

ADL Condemns Apparent Anti-Gay Hate Crime in West Village as ‘Tragic And Shocking’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned as “tragic and shocking” the deadly attack on a Manhattan man in the West Village, in which the assailant allegedly yelled anti-gay slurs before killing the victim on May 18. According to reports, the incident started when the assailant, Elliot Morales, inadvertently bumped into the victim, Mark Carson.  Mr. Carson was chased by Morales

ADL Condemns Anti-Muslim Graffiti In Brooklyn

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned anti-Muslim graffiti that was found in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay.  The phrase “Dumb Muslims Die” was found spray painted on a sidewalk in front of a home on Avenue Z. Etzion Neuer, ADL Acting New York Regional Director, issued the following statement:   We deplore this disturbing act of bigotry, which is