April 11, 2014

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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April 9, 2014

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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February 25, 2014

In a February 21st article The Post reported that President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to a group of Hispanic, Jewish and African-American veterans who were passed over because of their racial or ethnic backgrounds. “In…
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