From March 3rd to March 7th, two leaders in their respective faith communities traveled through Holocaust memorial sites in Poland in an effort to learn more about each other and further their collaboration at home in Brooklyn. Evan Bernstein is the New York/New Jersey Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League, an anti-hate organization founded in 1913 on Jewish values. Pastor Gil Monrose is Director of Faith-Based and Clergy Initiatives at the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, also known for his amazing work advocating for gun violence prevention.

For years, Bernstein and Pastor Monrose have partnered in the fight against hate and have connected their communities over mutual values and missions. Sharing concern over the spate of anti-Semitic and hate fueled attacks in…

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