ADL Fat Banner August 25, 2014

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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August 12, 2014

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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August 6, 2014

A letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, published August 6, 2014, from Joshua Cohen, Associate Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s eastern PA/southern NJ/DE office. Mr. Cohen exhorts, “We cannot turn a blind eye to the plight of children facing extreme violence. Reasonable people can disagree, but we cannot lose sight of the fact that these are children deserving not only dignity and respect, but also compassion.”…
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ADL Fat Banner June 19, 2014

PRESS RELEASE – The Anti-Defamation League today welcomed the arrest of an 89-year-old Philadelphia man identified by federal authorities as former Nazi SS guard at two concentration camps during World War II. Johann Breyer was charged with 158 counts of complicity in the commission of murder, representing prisoners brought to the camp on a train from Hungary, Germany and Czechoslovakia who were killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau between May and October 1944….
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