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Confronting Hate

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December 18, 2023 - The ]ewish Labor Committee presented an hour-long webinar about acts of hate and their impact within educational settings.
You can watch our webinar here.
Moderated by Greg Perles, a history teacher at North Shore High School on Long Island (Greg is President of the North Shore Schools Federated Employees), the webinar was led by Scott Richman, the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for New York and New Iersey.
With introductory remarks by JLC President Stuart Appelbaum and ADL NY-NJ Board Chair Alan Klinger, our discussion explored
• understanding acts of hate: learning what acts of hate are and how to recognize them;
• current landscape: exploring the scope of acts of hate, and comparing the trends pre- and post-October 7th; and
• effective responses: discussing how individuals and institutions can and should respond to acts of hate.