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Rising Anti-Semitism in NYC and What Is Being Done

Rising Anti-Semitism in NYC and What is Being Done Legally & Legislatively to Combat the Trend
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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At a time of surging anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic attacks throughout the NYC area, the City Bar's Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, with the help of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, will host a critical forum on the legal and legislative impact of these challenging times having on our city.

Convening a high-level panel with the actors directly involved in shaping these policies, the NYC Bar Association looks to provide direct access to its members and beyond about what is occurring on the ground and what role we can collectively play in combating such hate in both our legal community and society at large.

Moderator: Michael D. Cohen Eastern Director Simon Wiesenthal Center


Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President
Eric Dinowitz, NYC Councilmember Chair of the Jewish Caucus and the Higher Education Committee
Hassan Naveed, Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Hate Crime Prevention
Ari Farkas, Deputy Director of the Hate Crimes Bureau of the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office

Sponsoring Office:
Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Co-Sponsoring Committee:
Civil Rights, Kathleen Rubenstein & Kevin Eli Jason, Co-Chairs
New York City Affairs, Jeremy Feigelson, Chair
Rule of Law Task Force, Marcy Kahn, Chair
Senior Lawyers, Diane Fener & Gertrude Pfaffenbach, Co-Chairs

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

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