ADL to open satellite office in Brooklyn to counter antisemitism


April 14, 2023

(JNS) — The Anti-Defamation League announced plans to open a satellite office in Brooklyn, N.Y., which its CEO and national director Jonathan Greenblatt calls one of the “epicenters for antisemitism in this country.”

Of more than 395 antisemitic incidents that the ADL documented in New York City last year, 147 occurred in Brooklyn, home to a number of large Orthodox Jewish communities easily identifiable by their dress. Neighborhoods include Crown Heights, Williamsburg, Flatbush and Borough Park.

“The Brooklyn community has been burdened with an outsized number of hateful attacks,” said Greenb...

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