ADL Expresses Concern Over Anti-Semitic and Racist Graffiti in Neighborhood and Near Synagogue

(August 12, 2015) The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern about the targeting of homes, cars and the area surrounding a synagogue with vandalism and anti-Semitic and racist graffiti.   According to San Antonio police and media reports, numerous homes were defaced with swastikas, the letters “KKK,” and the word, “Jew.” “We are dismayed to…
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ADL to Texas Supreme Court: Religious Run-Through Banners at Kountze ISD Football Games Are Unconstitutional

Houston TX, July 23, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today joined an amicus (friend- of-the-court) brief to the Texas Supreme Court Case which asserts that displays of large run-through banners bearing biblical verses and religious symbols at Kountze ISD high-school football games are unconstitutional. Jodi Bernstein, Senior Associate Regional Director, issued the following statement:…
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No Place for Hate® Registration Underway

Registration has begun for participation in the Southwest Region’s No Place for Hate® Initiative for the 2015-2016 school year.   This marks the 15th year of the Initiative in the region, which provides educators and students with the resources to ensure that anti-bias and diversity education are an integral part of the school curriculum. No Place for…
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Houston in Concert Against Hate Preparations in Full Swing

Southwest Region staff, lay leaders, and Houston in Concert Against Hate partner Houston Grand Opera (HGO) are working hard to make the 2015 Houston in Concert Against Hate a harmonious evening of inspiration, song, and appreciation. Houston in Concert Against Hate includes a 6:30 p.m. dinner, 8:00 p.m. performance and 9:30 p.m. dessert reception Wednesday,…
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Voices in Harmony: Houston in Concert Against Hate

Voices in Harmony: Houston in Concert Against Hate honors the extraordinary voices of Heroes who have courageously stood up against hate, discrimination and extremism. Their stories will be interwoven with contemporary and moving musical performances by the Houston Grand Opera. …
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