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After 18 Years, ADL’s Amanda Susskind Moves to the Constitutional Rights Foundation

During her nearly two decades at the ADL, Susskind was nothing if not nimble as well as creative.

How the ADL Went From Working With Facebook to Leading a Boycott Against It

The social media giant and the Jewish civil rights group had been working together for years to curb hate speech online.

Zoom Officer Explains How to Prevent Zoombombing

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) hosted a webinar on April 14 featuring Zoom Chief Product Officer Oded Gal explaining how the video platform’s security features...

ADL Virtual Panel on Coronavirus Xenophobia

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt held a virtual panel on March 26 discussing xenophobia and anti-Semitism in the age of coronavirus with Reps....

ADL Publishes Guide on Anti-Semitic Tropes for Candidates and Congress

The Anti-Defamation League shared a new guide to contemporary anti-Semitism with Congress members and candidates running for national office in 2020. “Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to...

Stop Scapegoating Zionist Jews for American Racism

The Monsey attack at a rabbi’s home during his Hanukkah celebration, where a man wielded a machete, comes after a surge of recent anti-Semitic...

Polish School Children Reenact Auschwitz Gassing

A group of about a dozen students at a Polish elementary school in the town of Lubanie conducted a reenactment in December of prisoners...

City of Fear: The Fallout of Monsey

Where once there was confidence and ease in being a New York City Jew —  whether you were a Seinfeldian Upper West Sider or...

Jewish Groups React to Monsey Stabbings

Jewish groups have expressed shock and horror over the stabbings that occurred at a rabbi’s house in the New York City suburb of Monsey,...

‘Facing History’ Helps Students Address Anti-Semitism and Human Rights

Liz Vogel, the Los Angeles executive director of the nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves, recalls the moments in her young adulthood where she experienced anti-Semitism....

GOP Senate Candidate Accused Party of ‘Dual Loyalties’ to Israel

A Republican senate candidate running in Minnesota accused the party of having “dual loyalty” to Israel in 2013, CNN reports. The Sept. 20 CNN report...

AJC Los Angeles Names New Director

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) Los Angeles named former Anti-Defamation League Midwest Regional Director Richard Hirschhaut as their new director on Sept. 3, his...

ADL Addresses High Holy Days During Security Briefing

With the High Holy Days around the corner, how do we keep our synagogues safe but also welcoming? This was just one of the questions...

ADL Highlights ‘Hateful Merchandise’ Sold on Amazon

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a report on July 29 detailing the various “hateful merchandise” that is available on Amazon, mainly consisting of white...

Sarah Silverman Headlines ADL’s ‘Stand-Up Against Hate’

Renowned Jewish comedienne Sarah Silverman was among a long line of A-list comedians who performed at the Anti-Defamation League’s NextGen young professionals’ “Stand-Up Against...

NYPD: 83% Increase in NYC Hate Crimes in 2019

The New York Police Department (NYPD) released data on May 28 stating that hate crimes in New York City have increased by 83 percent...

UCLA Guest Lecturer Calls Zionists White Supremacists

During a guest lecture to a UCLA anthropology class on May 14, San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim Ethnicities Professor Rabab Abdulhadi called...

ADL Praises Facebook’s Decision to Ban Louis Farrakhan, Others

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt praised Facebook’s decision to ban Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and other individuals from its platform. A Facebook...

ADL: 2018 Was Third Highest Year for Anti-Semitic Incidents

The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) latest Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents found that 2018 was the third highest year for anti-Semitic since the ADL started the...

ADL CEO: ‘We Need to Recognize That White Supremacy Is a Global Terror’

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in an April 28 appearance on MSNBC that white supremacy needs to be recognized as “a global terror...

Jewish Community Grief-Stricken by Poway Synagogue Shooting

The April 27 shooting at Chabad of Poway in San Diego County has left the Jewish community saddened and outraged. Sixty-year-old Lori Gilbert-Kaye was killed...

Is an Arkansas University Honoring a Holocaust Denier? Jewish Faculty and ADL Say Yes.

(JTA) — In December, Arkansas Tech University announced that a new scholarship was being named after a longtime professor who had bequeathed nearly $200,000 from his...

ADL, Other Jewish Groups Applaud Airbnb for Changing Its Policy

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other Jewish groups applauded Airbnb for announcing on April 9 that it would be rescinding its policy of de-listing...

New ADL Report Highlights ‘White Genocide’ Rhetoric on Social Media

A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released on April 9 zeroes on the “white genocide” rhetoric on social media promulgated by recent...

ADL: Mock Eviction Notices at Emory Are ‘Disturbing’

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) wrote in a letter to Emory University that the mock eviction notices that were found on student dormitory rooms on...

Columbia University Professor Compares Israel to ISIS

Hamid Dabashi, an Iranian studies professor at Columbia University, compared Israel to ISIS in a March 30 Facebook post. Dabashi began his Facebook post by...

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found on Oklahoma Democratic Party HQ, Elementary School

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was found in three locations in Norman, Oklahoma on April 2, which included local Democratic Party headquarters and an elementary...

Mock Palestinian Eviction Notices Found at Emory University Dorm

Several mock eviction notices were found outside the doors of student dorm rooms at Emory University on the morning of April 2. The notices state,...

YULA, DLP, ADL and Mensch Foundation Honors

The Mensch Foundation, in a ceremony on March 14 at Temple of the Arts in Beverly Hills, honored Hungarian Holocaust survivor Bill Harvey, who...

30 Gravestones Vandalized at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic rhetoric and swastikas were drawn on at least 30 gravestones at the Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts over the weekend.  The vandalism occurred over...

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Bahrain: Goods from Israeli Settlements Will Be Designated “Made In Israel”

The Bahraini Commerce and Tourism Minister announced that all goods imported from Israeli settlements in the West Bank will be labeled as “Made In Israel.”

Bari Weiss, Rose Ritch Discuss College Anti-Semitism on Webinar

Author Bari Weiss moderated a Zoom webinar discussion with three Jewish students about anti-Semitism on college campuses on December 3. The webinar, which was part...

6 Prominent Holocaust Survivors Have Died in Europe Over the Past Month

Six prominent Holocaust survivors who had dedicated much of their lives to educating others against hatred have died in Europe over the past month.

Jewish Man Says Company Fired Him After Refusing to Write BLM Press Release

A Jewish man has alleged that a company fired him because he refused to draft a Black Lives Matter (BLM) press release due to...

New Iranian Law Ramps Up Uranium Enrichment — If Biden Doesn’t Reenter Deal

Iran’s parliament passed a law on Wednesday aimed at pressuring President-elect Joe Biden to reenter the Iran nuclear deal almost as soon as he assumes office.
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