August 25, 2016

Rabbis, cantors and lay leaders of the Jewish community joined roughly 100 people at a Service of Healing at the Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City to honor the lives of those slain unjustly as well as to show support for local law enforcement on July 18. Community members in attendance—a fairly even mix of black and white people of many religions— joined clergy and political leaders in praying for an end to the violence that took the lives of police officers and African Americans in Baton Rouge, Dallas, Minnesota and elsewhere in our nation….
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Doug Stanger, a Northfield resident who is vice-chair of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Philadelphia region, went to the first night of the DNC representing the ADL along with two staffers. (ADL also sent representatives to the RNC, though none from the Philly region.) “ADL has been busier during this election than in any other election in recent memory,” he said….
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July 29, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League held an event in Center City called “Hate Rhetoric as a Political Weapon: Confronting the Civility Gap to Move Forward” with guest speakers Jeff Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center; Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress; and Stacy Burdett, ADL vice president of government relations, advocacy and community engagement….
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Hate Crime Banner July 20, 2016






The Anti-Defamation League has been in touch with the victims, whose identity remains private. “Any time there is a swastika or symbol of hatred, it’s extraordinarily upsetting,” said ADL Regional Director Nancy Baron-Baer. “Our goal is to reduce hatred and when you see something like this in communities, it’s just further evidence of what we all need to be do together and the importance of the ADL.”
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