April 25, 2018

Students at Barnard College have voted 2 to 1, calling for the administration to divest in companies that do business with Israel. The Anti-Defamation League says it’s concerned about BDS and is now educating high school students and parents about it before they arrive on campus. New York Regional Director Evan Bernstein spoke with WCBS-TV in New York about the…
Read more ▶

April 23, 2018

New York, NY, April 23, 2018… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed Syracuse University’s swift response to racist and anti-Semitic videos created and posted online by members of the Theta Tau Fraternity.  ADL also condemned the incendiary footage and pledged support for the University’s efforts to comprehensively address issues of diversity and inclusion on campus….
Read more ▶

April 22, 2018

New York, NY, April 22, 2018… In response to two alleged attacks against Orthodox Jewish men in Brooklyn, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today it is offering $5,000 rewards for information leading to the arrests and convictions of the individuals responsible.    Two separate, unprovoked attacks against visibly Jewish men in Brooklyn over the last week have…
Read more ▶

April 5, 2018

  New York, NY, April 5, 2018…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed concern and sadness after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in Brooklyn by four New York Police Department (NYPD) officers and welcomed the investigation launched by Attorney General Schneiderman’s office. According to news reports, police fatally shot Saheed Vassell, who had…
Read more ▶

February 28, 2018

Nationally, ADL recorded the largest single-year increase on record since it began tracking incident data in the 1970s. There were 380 incidents of anti-Semitism reported in New York State in 2017, including physical assaults, vandalism, harassment and attacks on Jewish institutions, according to ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, compared to 199 such incidents in 2016….
Read more ▶