December 17, 2014

On December 3, 2014, the Schenectady Daily Gazette published a deeply disturbing guest columnist’s article entitled ‘Reverend right to speak out on treatment of Palestinians.’ In his response to the newspaper, Mashberg clearly states that there can be no comparison made between Israel’s treatment of Palestinians and the atrocities committed by the Nazis during the…
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December 11, 2014

November included two important meetings for the Government and Public Affairs Committee. On November 4th, ADL visited United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Manhattan office and met with her staff, including her State Director, Senior Advisor, and Constituent Liaison for Immigrant and Foreign Affairs. Due to the current climate in Israel and Operation Protective Edge, the…
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During the month of January, Frito Lay will donate part of the sales from their twenty count mixed variety pack at Price Chopper supermarkets to benefit ADL ‘s  A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute programming to combat bullying in the capital district. This partnership is in conjunction with the Be An Ally media campaign which ADL…
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How did you get involved in ADL? “When our children were younger, swastika graffiti appeared on some Jewish homes and a local playground in our town. I remember our son Matt being very frightened by what he saw. I was impressed with how quickly ADL reacted and mobilized to meet with residents, teachers and students…
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