ADL Calls on California Governor and Union Leader to Help Ensure Fair Access to Ports

New York, NY, October 14, 2014 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called on California Gov. Jerry Brown and Robert McEllrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), to exert leadership to ensure that California ports remain open for business to all ships, including those owned by Israeli firms. ADL called on the…
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Why some non-Jews are observing Jewish holidays this month

ADL quoted (Deseret News) A growing number of non-Jews will observe Sukkot this year, part of a growing trend toward so-called “Hebrew Roots Christianity.” Why are they doing this, and what do Jewish leaders think?…
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ADL Files Friend-of-the-Court Briefs in Four High-Profile Cases Pending before the U.S. Supreme Court

  ADL filed amicus curiae briefs in four widely-reported cases to be argued this term before the United States Supreme Court.  Reflecting the breadth of our areas of focus, the cases concern the religious liberty rights of prisoners, what constitutes a true threat under the First Amendment, our concerns about racial gerrymandering in voter redistricting…
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ADL Supports California’s Banning of Anti-LGBT “Panic Defenses”

  California has become the first state in the nation to outlaw the odious so-called “gay panic” and “trans panic” defenses in criminal prosecutions.  ADL is proud to have supported this bill – AB 2501 – which Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on September 27, 2014. In California and around the nation, criminal defendants…
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Anti-Semitism in Europe

Join us for a discussion with the Consuls General of Germany, Hungary, Israel, Netherlands and Sweden concerning the recent wave of Anti-Semitism in Europe and efforts to confront it. For more information, or to attend, please email or call 415-981-3500….
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ADL Bay Area No Place For Hate® Launch

Please join ADL leaders and representatives from ADL school partners in celebrating the launch of No Place for Hate in 20+ schools across the Bay Area.  Enjoy refreshments and hors de ‘oeuvres while hearing from student leaders and school administrators about how No Place for Hate will make a difference in their communities.  ADL’s Central Pacific…
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