Website - LoveOverHate April 8, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League today expressed its gratitude to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, who yesterday signed two executive orders eliminating anti-LGBT discrimination against employees and contractors under the Governor’s purview. ADL has championed LGBT rights for decades, advocating at local and national levels in support of anti-discrimination statutes, strong and inclusive hate crime and bullying prevention laws, and marriage equality….
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temple_university April 1, 2016

What started as an innocent intramural floor hockey playoff game between Temple University fraternities devolved into bad, anti-Semitic sportsmanship. An unnamed student tweeted Tuesday, “I’ll be damned if we lose to a bunch of Jewish frat kids #Heil.” The tweet was posted by a student representing another unnamed fraternity about an upcoming game against the Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi). Within 24 hours, Temple addressed the incident by speaking directly to the student and the team captain, who each apologized to AEPi and the university, according to the Anti-Defamation League. They also provided support and resources to AEPi and both Temple Hillel and the Hillel of Greater Philadelphia….
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ADL Fat Banner March 31, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League and Hillel of Greater Philadelphia today commended Temple University for its response to a student’s anti-Semitic tweet. The tweet, apparently posted by a student on an intramural floor hockey team prior to a playoff game against the Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi, said, “I’ll be damned if we lose to a bunch of Jewish frat kids #Heil.” Within 24 hours, the University reportedly took a number of steps to address the incident….
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ADL Presents to Mexican Consulate on Anti-Immigrant Movement and Hate Crime March 30, 2016

Al Dia news reports ADL’s presentation to the Mexican Consulate on the Anti-Immigrant Movement and hate crime. English version coming soon: “La Liga Antidifamación (ADL), organización de derechos civiles nacional, presentó una sesión informativa en el Consulado de México en Filadelfia sobre los mitos y realidades del actual sentimiento antiinmigrante en el país, y cómo enfrentar los conflictos que esto crea. ‘No se puede luchar contra el odio por separado. Tenemos que unirnos y apoyarnos mutuamente’, dijo Sonia Spar, coordinadora nacional de relaciones comunitarias latinas.”…
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