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17 Apr 2020

Responding to the Rise of Anti-Semitism - via Zoom

Friday, April 17, 2020 -
9:30am to 11:00am
The last few years have seen a significant rise in the number of Anti-Semitic incidents around the United States and in NYC. How do we understand why this is happening now? What does this say about our democracy? What links can we draw between these...
10 Oct 2018

Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories Transform Communities

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
8:30am to 1:30pm
Beyond Islamophobia: How American Stories are Transforming Communities aims to highlight fresh thinking from artists and activists who disrupt the noxious, bigoted cultural narrative to advance cross-community understanding and social cohesion for...
13 Mar 2017

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Islamophobia is escalating rapidly across the country, fueling fear, discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities. In recent months, we have borne witness to a growing number of hostile acts including vandalism,...
15 Sep 2011

New York's Diverse Muslim Community: Building Civic Engagement and Responsive Social Services - Learning Tour

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 8:00am
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The events of September 11, 2001 had a profound effect on all New Yorkers who still recall a deep sense of loss and dislocation. Also vivid ten years later are memories of coming together. People across the city formed strong networks of mutual...

Connected to Give

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01/2014
Latest Connected to Give Report: Nearly Two Thirds of Giving by American Jews Goes to Organizations with Jewish Ties
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Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011 Special Report on Poverty

Publication date: 
06/2013
According to this UJA-Federation of New York report, poverty has risen dramatically in the New York Jewish community since a previous study in 2002. More than 560,000 people in approximately 200,000 Jewish households are poor or near-poor, and 45 percent of the children in Jewish households now live in poor or near-poor households. More Jewish people are affected by poverty in the eight-county New York area than there are Jews living in other large Jewish communities such as Chicago or Washington, D.C.

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