May 6, 2013

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…
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April 23, 2013

     The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today commended the New York City Police Department for its swift arrest in a hate crime which occurred on a New York City subway in Brooklyn on April 15. Stephan Stowe, 17, was arraigned on eight charges, including grand larceny, which was charged as a hate crime, resisting arrest and…
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April 21, 2013

Six months ago, Denise Weiss sat her 11-year-old down and talked about the perils of social media sites that allow users to post mean-spirited anonymous comments. She then shut down her daughter’s page on ask.fm, a site popular with 11- to 14-year-olds. But Weiss, of New City, wonders how many parents even know about ask.fm…
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April 13, 2013

The Albany school district has placed on leave a teacher whose persuasive writing assignment was for students to argue that Jews are evil in order to convince a Nazi official of their loyalty. The teacher was not in class at Albany High School on Friday and Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard said the district will take some…
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April 11, 2013

New York’s police department was questioning a suspect in a series of mezuza burnings that occurred in Brooklyn on Monday, US media reported. Orthodox residents in several Williamsburg buildings had discovered  Monday that 12 mezuzot hanging on their doors were torched. “It’s devastating. It’s very sad and such things shouldn’t happen,” resident Raizy Fogel told…
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