Jewish Telegraphic Agency Reports on ADL’s Successful Opposition to Maryland Anti-Boycott Measure

On April 8th the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reported that the Maryland legislature included language in the 2015 fiscal year spending plan which condemns the American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott of Israel, but does not curb constitutionally protected speech or impose financial penalties. The article noted that both the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and The American…
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ADL Commends Maryland Legislature’s Strong Support for Academic Freedom

Washington, DC, April 9, 2014…The Anti-Defamation League (“ADL”) welcomed language included by the Maryland legislature in the FY2015 state budget which condemns the American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott of Israel but does not curb constitutionally protected speech or impose financial penalties.  Darcy Hirsh, Washington DC Associate Regional Director, issued the following statement: “We are pleased…
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ADL Brings Law Enforcement Executives to Israel to Study Counter-Terrorism

Fourteen law enforcement executives traveled to Israel from March 8-16 to participate in ADL’s 2014 National Counter-Terrorism Seminar (NCTS). The seminar was made possible through the generosity of Larry and Melanie Nussdorf. The delegation included executives from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Marshals Service, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, International Association of Chiefs of…
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Chief Lanier Supports Recommendations of ADL Led Task Force

Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier has accepted the major recommendations of a task force led by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to improve the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) handling of hate crimes targeting the LGBT community.  In December 2011, Chief Lanier asked ADL to conduct an assessment of the Department’s handling of LGBT hate crimes,…
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ADL Shana Amy Glass National Leadership Summit: Together Our Voices Matter

ADL issues like religious liberty, preventing a nuclear Iran and the fight for equality are at the heart of today’s political debates. Join hundreds of ADL leaders and activists from across the country to hear from senior Obama Administration officials and to engage some of the new faces driving the national conversation around ADL’s policy agenda….
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20th Annual ADL In Concert Against Hate

ADL In Concert Against Hate is a powerful and inspirational event that honors heroes in the fight against intolerance, extremism and terrorism.  The Concert tells the stories of ordinary men and women who have performed extraordinary acts of courage and compassion when confronted by hatred and bigotry.  These are individuals who could not stand by while…
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