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Board of Legislators to Celebrate Jewish History and Heritage Month

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White Plains, NY — In proclaiming May as Jewish History & Heritage Month in Westchester County, the Board of Legislators will celebrate the outstanding contributions of two organizations and two individuals within the Jewish Community at our May Board meeting.

This annual celebration of Jewish History & Heritage Month will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

This year the Board will honor the following:

  • Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New York/New Jersey, regional chapter of one of the world’s leading anti-hate organizations, founded in 1913 with a mission to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all
  • Evan Bernstein, ADL New York/New Jersey Regional Director, responsible for all initiatives across New York State and Northern and Central New Jersey
  • John B. Harris, ADL National Executive Committee; Chair, National Civil Rights Committee; former Chair, ADL New York/New Jersey Regional Board
  • J-Teen Leadership, a program of UJA-Federation, dedicated to empowering and inspiring teens with leadership training, core Jewish values and community service projects planned by teens for teens

We invite you to celebrate the outstanding contributions of these organizations and individuals at our May 6, 2019 Board meeting, when the Board will present proclamations in their honor, and have the opportunity to hear them address the Board and guests.


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