Alex Taylor, Communications Director, 332-223-9301

NEW YORK ––– Council Member Farah Louis (D-Brooklyn), Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, issued the following statement denouncing an increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes across the city.


“Hatred and racial attacks have no place in New York. Sadly, there has been a disturbing increase in anti-Semitic hate crimes all over the city in recent days. I condemn all forms of bigotry and hate. Every New Yorker should feel safe in their community regardless of their religious beliefs. We will not tolerate violence or any attempt to spread hatred against our diverse communities. Anyone who witnesses a hate crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers 800-577-TIPS.”


New York City Council Member Farah N. Louis represents the 45th Council District, which comprises Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands, & Kensington in Brooklyn, NY. Currently, she serves as Chair of the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addictions. She is also a member of the committees on Civil Service and Labor; Economic Development; Education; Finance; Housing and Buildings; Women and Gender Equity, Youth Services. Council Member Louis is the Co-Chair of the Women’s Caucus and Vice Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus.