ISIS-Related Arrests in New York Portend Troubling Nationwide Problem, ADL Says

New York, NY, February 25, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauded federal law enforcement officials for their arrests, announced today, of three Brooklyn residents charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the latest individuals to be implicated in the U.S. on terrorism offenses relating to…
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The WSJ: The Return of Anti-Semitism

The scope of the problem is, of course, difficult to gauge precisely. But recent polling is suggestive—and alarming. An Anti-Defamation League study released last May found “persistent and pervasive” anti-Jewish attitudes after surveying 53,100 adults in 102 countries and territories world-wide. The ADL found that 74% of those surveyed in the Middle East and North Africa held…
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Tell Your Senators to Stand Up Against Global Anti-Semitism Now

This is a critical time for the Senate to speak out against the rise of shocking and violent anti-Semitic attacks in Europe….
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Books Matter: The Power of Children’s Literature

Any­one who has ever read to or with a child—parent, fam­ily mem­ber, teacher or friend—knows books leave last­ing impres­sions. Beyond the edu­ca­tional ben­e­fits, books have the power to instill empa­thy, affirm, teach, trans­port and inspire action. Books matter. Empa­thy In expos­ing chil­dren to other people’s sto­ries and the moti­va­tions and feel­ings behind those nar­ra­tives, chil­dren…
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Cabin Fever Comedy Night

On February 28th, the Schenectady Police Benevolent Association is hosting a comedy night to benefit ADL’s “Be an Ally’ campaign against bullying….
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Israel’s Modern Security Threats: A Conversation with IDF Brigadier General Nitzan Nuriel

Join ADL New York Region’s Next Generation Philanthropy Community Outreach Network for an evening with IDF Brigadier General Nitzan Nuriel discussing the modern security threats to Israel and the strategies in combatting terrorism to secure Israel’s future.

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