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NYC mayor Adams to attend antisemitism summit in Greece

Luke Tress is an editor and a reporter in New York for The Times of Israel.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams will travel this week to Athens, Greece, for the 2022 Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism.

The Wednesday summit comes after New York police thwarted an attempted attack on synagogues last weekend, and in light of near-daily attacks and harassment against Jews in the city.

“As the mayor of the largest Jewish community in the United States, it is my sacred duty to protect Jewish New Yorkers and this entire community from antisemitism and bigotry,” he said after last week’s attempted attack by an armed man with a Nazi armband.

New York has increased police presence at synagogues at least through Hanukkah following the threat.

After Greece, Adams will travel to Doha, Qatar, as it hosts the World Cup.

He will meet with government leaders and security officials during the trip to prepare for New York and New Jersey hosting the games in 2026, his office says in a statement.

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