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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The State of Global Anti-Semitism

  Join us for this talk with Vlad J. Khaykin, Associate Director of ADL’s Central Pacific Region, about the findings of the first ever global study on anti-Semitism, the Global 100.    …
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ADL Gala 2014 Honoring Kelly M. Dermody

On Tuesday, December 16, 2014  ADL will honor Kelly M. Dermody with the Distinguished Jurisprudence Award for her leadership and dedication to serving the public interest, improving access to justice, and ensuring that the rights of historically disenfranchised persons are protected. Kelly personifies ADL’s commitment to creating a world free from hate. Kelly Dermody was…
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