NEWS

ADL DEEPLY TROUBLED BY ALLEGATIONS OF ANTI-SEMITIC ASSAULT AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

The Anti-Defamation League is deeply troubled and shocked by allegations that a Jewish student at Temple University was assaulted at Templefest, a campus activities fair. The circumstances call for a full and swift investigation by the University and law enforcement. We also urge the University to make it clear that anti-Semitism and any form of bias, harassment, or intimidation will not be tolerated and to take measures to ensure an environment in which students from a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds can have exchanges in a context of mutual respect….
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Signe out of toon

Signe Wilkinson’s editorial cartoon depicting Israel next to the rubble of a U.N. building as well as individuals wrapped in body bags is offensive and profoundly unfair. Wilkinson’s cartoon plays into common misinformation about Israel, particularly the idea that Israel is cavalier about the suffering caused by this conflict. This utter disregard for what is actually occurring in Gaza only serves to fan deep-seated bigotry and hatred….
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BLOG POSTS

Current Events Classroom: Mo’Ne Davis and Gender Stereotypes

Mo’Ne Davis, a 13 year pitcher for the Philadelphia Taney Dragons, and the “most talked about baseball player on earth right now” according to many observers in the sports world, has made news headlines recently because of her distinction in Little League baseball. This summer, Mo’Ne Davis became the first girl to ever pitch a…
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Inclusiveness Around Jewish Holidays: A Letter to Educators

Dear Educator, The beginning of the school year is a time when many major Jewish holidays occur.  Jewish students, teachers and parents may be unable to attend classes or other school events due to religious observance.  As you may know, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are some of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar…
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EVENTS

Opening Board Reception

Join us as we officially kickoff ADL’s 2014-2015 program year!…
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Executive Committee Meeting


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