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This Week in South Florida: Yael Hershfield

Last week an alarming rise in hate and discrimination dominated the headlines in South Florida, and a call to action by South Florida lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Last week an alarming rise in hate and discrimination dominated the headlines in South Florida, and a call to action by South Florida lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Last week an alarming rise in hate and discrimination dominated the headlines in South Florida, and a call to action by South Florida lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

Long before these headlines, the Anti-Defamation League has been tracking a steady increase in anti-Semitic incidents and hate crimes towards Jewish people.

Yael Hershfield is the interim regional director of ADL Florida. She joined This Week in South Florida hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney to discuss, and their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter.