ADL Welcomes Resolution of Lawsuit; Commends Pine Bush District’s Efforts to Confront Anti-Semitism

New York, NY, June 30, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the resolution of a lawsuit brought against the Pine Bush School District alleging the district failed to effectively respond to reports of anti-Semitism over a period of several years. The lawsuit, filed in 2012, charged that several Jewish students suffered anti-Semitic harassment…
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Pine Bush Settles Anti-Semitism Lawsuit; Continues Work with ADL

The Pine Bush Central School District will pay a total of $4.48 million to five students who suffered anti-Semitic harassment and abuse for years while attending school there….
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ADL New York Region Meets with Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte

On Friday, July 3rd, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte met with Evan Bernstein, ADL New York Regional Director and Etzion Neuer, Director of Community Service & Policy. The meeting, held at Assemblymember Bichotte’s district office in Brooklyn, was a thoughtful discussion which touched on a broad range of issues including civil rights in New York and abroad,…
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From ADL Intern to Community Leader: Melissa A. Benjamin

How did you get involved in ADL? ADL-AWOD did trainings at my high school, Erasmus Hall Campus: High School for Business and Technology.  As a peer trainer, I was given the opportunity to teach various lessons on conflict resolution, diversity, etc. to students at my school, as well as at other school around NYC.  When…
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ADL NY Next Generation Philanthropy Community’s Ride For Respect!

Join the ADL NY Next Generation Philanthropy Community (NGPC) and Flywheel Sports as we present our first Ride For Respect fundraiser on July 9th at 8:30PM….
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The 8th Annual Charlotte and Jacques Wolf Educators’ Conference on Echoes and Reflections

This unique opportunity is for middle and secondary English, history and fine arts educators interested in enhancing their own knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust and other genocides while learning instructional strategies to engage students in this difficult subject matter. Applications are now open! …
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