NEWS

ADL Welcomes Galveston Council Member’s Admission That Hitler Video Should Not Have Been Shown at Public Meeting

Houston, TX, January 30, 2015—The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomes Galveston City Council Member Norman Pappous’ admission that a video depicting city officials as Hitler and Nazis should never have been shown at a public meeting. After ADL issued a public statement calling the council member’s video insensitive and inappropriate, and spoke to Pappous about it,…
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ADL Calls Galveston City Council Member’s Hitler Parody Insensitive, Inappropriate

Houston, TX, January 29, 2015–The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) calls Galveston City Council Member Norman Pappous’ video depicting a meeting about the city’s Land Development Regulations as a meeting between Adolf Hitler and top Nazis insensitive and inappropriate, and asks that Council Member Pappous remove the video from his YouTube channel and apologize for it. “We…
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BLOG POSTS

ADL Asks Clergy to Support Religious Freedom

ADL Southwest Regional Director Martin B. Cominsky has sent an e-mail  to area clergy, asking them to support Texas Believes, an effort to convince legislators to reject bills that would limit full religious freedom for all Texans.   Below is a copy of that e-mail, with a link to Texas Believes. Dear Friends, Since its inception,…
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The Other Side of the Picket Line

Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper will talk about what it’s like on “The Other Side of the Picket Line” when they are in Houston March 24 and 25. The Phelps-Ropers are granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps, who created the church famous for their anti-gay, anti-government and anti-Semitic picketing outside LGBT-related events, military funerals,…
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EVENTS

2015 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

The Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service….
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2015 Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Awards Luncheon

The Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Awards pay tribute to three Region IV educators for their outstanding efforts to create a school atmosphere that promotes respect for and understanding of diversity. This year marks the seventeenth year of the awards….
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