August 21, 2015

“New Yorkers, of any religion, race or ethnicity must be able to walk the sidewalks of their own neighborhoods without fear of being targeted because of how they look or what they believe,” Evan Bernstein, ADL’s New York Regional Director, said in a statement. “While we are grateful that the victim was unharmed, the fear…
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evan at leo frank ceremony

Council Members Rory I. Lancman and Elizabeth Crowley, the Anti-Defamation League and the Queens Jewish Community Council held a memorial in honor of Leo Frank, who was lynched 100 years ago following a false murder conviction from a trial that was marked by rampant anti-Semitism. “It is critically important to remember the past and understand…
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New York, NY, August 21, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed concern over an anti-Semitic altercation in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights in which a visibly identifiable Orthodox Jewish man was accosted by three teens on bicycles. According to reports, the individual was walking alone on a sidewalk in the vicinity of…
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