NEWS

ADL “DISHEARTENED” BY VETO, CALLS CURRENT NEW JERSEY LAW “ROADBLOCK TO TRANSGENDER RIGHTS”

The Anti-Defamation League expressed disappointment in New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s veto of legislation that would have allowed transgender individuals to amend their birth certificates to reflect their true gender identities. ADL called the current state law a “roadblock to transgender rights.”…
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ADL STRONGLY CONDEMNS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR’S OFFENSIVE FACEBOOK POSTS

The Anti-Defamation League strongly condemned as “deeply offensive and outrageous” the anti-Semitic, anti-LGBT, and misogynist messages that Lincoln University Professor Kaukab Siddique reportedly posted on his Facebook page. Among his comments, Siddique reportedly attacked “the homo lobby” and “dirty Jewish Zionist thugs,” and remarked that “[m]any women are sluts.”…
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BLOG POSTS

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 No Place for Hate schools and organizations!

We would like to congratulate the following schools that earned No Place for Hate® designations for the 2015-2016 school year: 12th and Marion Elementary School 13th and Union Elementary School Abington Junior High School Abington Senior High School Amanda Stout Elementary School Asa Packer Elementary School Avona Elementary School Bala Cynwyd Middle School Belmont Hills…
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See WALK Against Hate Performer Bria Marie Sing Against Stereotypes!

Local Philly singer/songwriter Bria Marie performed at ADL’s 5th Annual WALK Against Hate in May, and brought down the house with her powerful vocals and inspiring anti-bullying message! Check out Bria’s new music video for “#L2LU”, which is all about challenging stereotypes and labels. Click to learn more about the WALK Against Hate, and see…
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EVENTS

ADL Co-Sponsors “50 Years of a Journey of Friendship” Celebrating Half a Century of Catholic-Jewish Relations

Please join the Philadelphia Catholic and Jewish Communities as we celebrate “50 Years of a Journey of Friendship”. This event commemorates the Golden Jubilee of Nostra Aetate, the 1965 Second Vatican Council document that made possible a new relationship between Catholics and Jews. Rabbi Abraham Skorka, leader of the Argentine Jewish Community and personal friend of Pope Francis, will deliver the keynote address, and a new sculpture celebrating the positive relationship between Jews and Christians, “Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time,” will be dedicated….
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2015 ADL Americanism Award Dinner, Honoring S.A. Ibrahim and Radian Corporation

Join ADL as we honor S.A. Ibrahim and Radian Corporation for their unwavering support of diversity and inclusion in the Philadelphia area….
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