JTA: ADL: Killing of N.Y. police officers ‘heinous, senseless, shocking’

“This was a heinous, senseless and shocking assault on two New York City Police officers whose only crime was in reporting for duty. It is hard to find words to explain why anyone would think it appropriate to kill police officers in cold blood,” Evan Bernstein, ADL’s New York regional director, said in a statement…
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Associated Press: Sheriff: Beheading Photo Sent to New York Lawmaker

On December 15, Spring Valley legislator Aron Wieder, a traditional Orthodox Jew, received a letter containing a photograph that superimposed his face on the body of an ISIS prisoner about to be beheaded. Evan Bernstein, ADL New York Regional Director quoted….
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ADL New York Regional Board Chair Gregg M. Mashberg’s Letter to the Editor of the Daily Gazette: ‘Holocaust not same as Israel-Palestine’

On December 3, 2014, the Schenectady Daily Gazette published a deeply disturbing guest columnist’s article entitled ‘Reverend right to speak out on treatment of Palestinians.’ In his response to the newspaper, Mashberg clearly states that there can be no comparison made between Israel’s treatment of Palestinians and the atrocities committed by the Nazis during the…
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ADL New York Region’s November Meetings with Political Officials

November included two important meetings for the Government and Public Affairs Committee. On November 4th, ADL visited United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Manhattan office and met with her staff, including her State Director, Senior Advisor, and Constituent Liaison for Immigrant and Foreign Affairs. Due to the current climate in Israel and Operation Protective Edge, the…
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