February 5, 2016

The Anti–Defamation League welcomed the City Council’s recent passage of a resolution calling for limitations on the number and scope of detainee requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ADL said the resolution, sponsored by Councilwomen Helen Gym and Maria Quinones Sanchez, was released in the wake of a federal Department of Homeland Security raid that detained 121 undocumented immigrants in the city on New Year’s weekend….
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ADL Fat Banner January 29, 2016

ADL today applauded the passage of a Philadelphia City Council Resolution urging Federal officials and law enforcement to stop conducting mass deportation raids. The Resolution, sponsored by Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez and Councilwoman Helen Gym, was released in the wake of a Department of Homeland Security raid that detained 121 undocumented immigrants in the city on New Year’s weekend….
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ADL Fat Banner January 11, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League today called last Thursday’s alleged ISIS-inspired shooting of a Philadelphia police officer “appalling,” and said it appeared to be the latest in a troubling pattern of attacks on law enforcement motivated by Islamic extremism. The perpetrator, who fired 13 shots at Officer Jesse Hartnett while he was in his patrol vehicle in West Philadelphia, reportedly stated, “I pledge my allegiance to the Islamic State. That is why I did what I did.”…
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dairy-cafe-bala-cynwyd December 11, 2015

Last Saturday night, police responded to an incident outside of Lower Merion’s Dairy Cafe, a Jewish restaurant that opened in March near Hymie’s Delicatessen. A woman told police that after she had been dining at the restaurant with her out-of-town friend and his 5-year-old child, the boy was nearly struck by another vehicle in the parking lot. A verbal altercation ensued between the father and the driver, and the driver allegedly used anti-Semitic language and made threats involving a gun. Philadelphia Magazine called ADL for comment on the recent alleged anti-Semitic incident. …
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