CONFRONTING ANTI-SEMITISM

The Jewish Federation of Ulster County strongly condemns anti-Semitic hate speech and actions, as well as harassment and/or discrimination against any particular group of people or individuals on the basis of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Members of our Federation’s Community Relations Committee are committed to providing support to victims of anti-Semitism, educating the public when anti-Semitic incidents happen in our community, and working with local leaders to confront, discourage and counter hate speech and behavior.

To report an anti-Semitic incident in our county, please email the Federation at: communityrelations@ucjf.org; call 845-338-8131, or contact the Ulster County Human Rights Commission at: 845-340-3147.

Allow us to share Geoff Miller's reflections on our 2019 observance of Yom HaShoah.

ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of anti-Semitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. They also offer Educational Programs for educators, parents, and families.

Located at Rockland County Community College in Suffern, NY, the mission of the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education is to educate our community about the lessons and legacies of the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights. They strive to do this work with authenticity, dignity, and compassion so that all people are engaged to create a society of mutual respect and understanding - devoid of past hatred.