ADL Saddened By Mosque Fire

  Houston, TX, December 26, 2015….-The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is saddened by and concerned about a fire at the Savoy Mosque that arson investigators are calling “suspicious.” ADL is monitoring the investigation and is confident law enforcement officers will treat it appropriately and bring the perpetrator or perpetrators to justice. “This fire is disturbing,” said…
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ADL Disappointed at Rejection of Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is disappointed Houston voters rejected the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). ADL worked tirelessly to make this ordinance a reality, convening religious and civil rights organizations and individuals committed to justice and fair treatment for all to support the ordinance.   ADL also testified numerous times before Houston’s City Council in favor…
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First Board Meeting of 2016 Introduces New Board Members, Board Chair George Gibson’s plan, and Houston’s Latest Demographic Information

The Southwest Region’s first board meeting of 2016 kicked off the year with plans, reports, and introductions.   Board Chair George Gibson, who heads the litigation section of law firm Nathan Sommers Jacobs,  laid out his vision for the year, introduced and officially inducted new board members, and welcomed Dr. Stephen Klineberg, who reinforced the need…
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ADL’s Lowenstein Programs Present Opportunity for Understanding

This year, the annual Lowenstein Lectures will take place in various locations and provide a more grass-roots opportunity for interfaith understanding, by sponsoring congregational exchanges between Catholic and Jewish congregations.  Among the exchanges: The Reverend Monsignor Frank Rossi of St. Michael Catholic Church will speak at 6 p.m. February 5 in the Proler Chapel of…
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