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ADL frustrated with Tillerson – WPEC

| July 4, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) The Anti-Defamation League, members of the clergy, and many in diplomatic circles are criticizing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for not appointing a special envoy to combat anti-Semitism.

Trump’s CNN wrestling video traced to online anti-Semite, ADL says – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| July 4, 2017

Donald Trump gets the crowd pumped up prior to the start of the WrestleMania 23 at Detroits Ford Field, April 1, 2007. (Leon Halip/WireImage/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) The anonymous Reddit user who is claiming responsibility for the altered videodepictingPresident Donald Trumpbody slamming someone with CNN superimposed over his head has a history of racism, anti-Semitism and incitement to violence, according to theAnti-Defamation League.

Marblehead Residents Denounce Anti-Semitic Graffiti – CBS Boston / WBZ

| July 3, 2017

July 3, 2017 11:17 AM MARBLEHEAD (CBS) A large crowd gathered on Riverhead Beach Monday morning to say Marblehead was no place for hate after anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a nearby seawall. Police arent sure how long the graffitiwhich included the Star of David with lines through it, The KKK was here, and Make America Great Againwas there. The writing on the causeway seawall could only be seen from the water, as it was by the kayaker who called Marblehead Police about it Friday evening.

Anti-Semitism Is Creeping Into Progressivism – TIME

| July 2, 2017

Greenblatt is CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League. Last weekend, organizers of a gay pride parade in Chicago ejected three people carrying pride flags emblazoned with a Jewish Star of David. Subsequent bizarre statements attempting to rationalize their action, claiming that Zionism is an inherently white supremacist ideology only exacerbated the sense that the organizers were deaf to the concerns of the Jewish community and engaged in anti-Semitism denying Jews the same rights that were extended to other participants, basically to celebrate their identities as Jewish queer women.

Leaving antisemitism envoy post vacant would be ‘huge step backwards’ – The Jerusalem Post

| July 2, 2017

The White House. (photo credit:REUTERS) NEW YORK The Trump administration has a responsibility to appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, as has been done by every administration since 2004, those who held the position under president Barack Obama say. The former envoys at the US State Department, Hannah Rosenthal and Ira Forman, who occupied the position during the first and second terms of the Obama presidency, spoke on Monday during a briefing held by the Anti-Defamation League to discuss the Trump administrations failure to name their successor.

ADL Honors Atlanta Schools – Atlanta Jewish Times

| July 1, 2017

The Anti-Defamation Leagues Southeast Region awarded its Stuart Lewengrub Torch of Liberty Award on Thursday, June 22, to Atlanta Public Schools and Superintendent Meria Carstarphen at the annual Torch of Liberty Corporate Breakfast. This award recognizes the incredible work that Atlanta Public Schools has done over the past two years to implement ADLs No Place for Hate program throughout the entire school district, said Shelley Rose, the ADL interim regional director

Anti-Semitism Has Infected Progressivism – TIME

| June 30, 2017

Greenblatt is CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League. Last weekend, organizers of a gay pride parade in Chicago ejected three people carrying pride flags emblazoned with a Jewish Star of David. Subsequent bizarre statements attempting to rationalize their action, claiming that Zionism is an inherently white supremacist ideology only exacerbated the sense that the organizers were deaf to the concerns of the Jewish community and engaged in anti-Semitism denying Jews the same rights that were extended to other participants, basically to celebrate their identities as Jewish queer women

ADL, religious leaders call on Tillerson to appoint anti-Semitism envoy – The Times of Israel

| June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON The Anti-Defamation League, with the support of religious leaders of various faiths, urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism. The letter sent Wednesday asks Tillerson to refill the position, which has been empty since the end of Ira Formans term five months ago. Two dozen faith leaders, representing Catholics, Muslims, Protestants, Hindus, Sikhs and Jews, signed the letter.

Boston’s Holocaust Memorial vandalized; suspect in custody: police – CBS News

| June 28, 2017

Boston's Holocaust Memorial was damaged overnight. CBS Boston/Ben Parker Last Updated Jun 28, 2017 5:49 PM EDT BOSTON --A vandal used a rock to shatter a glass panel on the New England Holocaust Memorial early Wednesday, drawing quick condemnation from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and religious groups. "As a city we stand with the Jewish community," Walsh said at the memorial later in the morning.

Jewish groups criticize Supreme Court travel ban decision – The Jerusalem Post

| June 27, 2017

The Anti-Defamation League expressed mixed feelings in regards to the state of US President Donald Trump's Middle East travel ban. The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the injunction from Trump's travel ban while making sure the ban will not effect people who are able to prove ties to American institutions or US citizens.


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