Video—Briefing: Antisemitism in Brooklyn and Community Solutions

The startling spike in antisemitic crimes in Brooklyn in the past few months is part of a larger trend occurring more broadly across the country and the world.

Faith and community leaders representing populations in New York’s diverse neighborhoods have banded together to find solutions and reverse this trend. What are some of the best practices that are working and can they be replicated in other communities nationwide?


Rabbi Eli Cohen
Rabbi Eli Cohen
Executive Director of Crown Heights Jewish Community Council

Rabbi Bob Kaplan
Rabbi Bob Kaplan 
Director of the Center for Community Leadership at JCRC-NY

Rabbi Michael Miller
Executive Vice President and CEO of Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, will moderate. 

Detective Mark Molinari
Detective Mark Molinari  Deputy Inspector & Commanding Officer, Hate Crimes Task Force, Special Investigations Division, NYPD

Pastor Gil MontrosePastor Gil Monrose 
Director of Faith Based and Clergy Initiatives for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

Cheryl Fishbein
Cheryl Fishbein,
President, Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and a JFN member, will open the discussion.