NEWS

SEPTA BUS ADS INFLAMMATORY AND HIGHLY OFFENSIVE

The Anti-Defamation League today criticized a proposed advertisement from an anti-Muslim group as “inflammatory and highly offensive,” but said it is also protected political speech under the First Amendment. ADL has played a leading role in exposing and combating anti-Muslim bigotry by: opposing so-called anti-Sharia laws around the country, producing reports on groups and individuals whose public campaigns have fueled this bigotry, and assisting Muslim communities denied permission to legally build or expand mosques in their neighborhoods….
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ADL CONDEMNS BIAS MOTIVATED ATTACK IN DELAWARE; CALLS FOR LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS TO CREATE POSITIVE COMMUNITY CLIMATE

The Anti-Defamation League today condemned the attack of a Newark-area man targeted because of his neurodevelopmental disorder by three Delaware teenagers, and called for long-term solutions to address bias and bullying in the community. The teens were initially charged with offensive touching, assault of a vulnerable adult and conspiracy in the third degree. They are now charged with a hate crime, crime against a vulnerable adult, abuse of an impaired adult and other related offenses….
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Profiles in Leadership: Judith Meyer, Regional Board Vice-Chair

ADL lay leaders are central to helping the League accomplish its mission of “stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all” in the region. Every month, Profiles in Leadership highlights a different leader and their invaluable contributions to ADL and the eastern PA/southern NJ/DE community.     Name: Judith P. Meyer,…
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ADL Welcomes the Glass Leadership Institute Class of 2015

This month ADL Philadelphia welcomed its Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) class of 2015. This year’s class of 19 participants is comprised of a diverse group of emerging leaders committed to the mission of ADL. Participants engage in nine months of dynamic, interactive sessions on a broad range of ADL topics. The culmination of GLI is…
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