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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ADL National Civil Rights Director to Speak to Women’s Initiative

With terrorists targeting journalists and police, the traditional champions of our constitutional freedoms, and grand jury decisions on allegations of police brutality prompting protests, civil rights are on top of everyone’s mind these days. That’s why the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Women’s Initiative brings National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter to Houston February 18 to discuss: …
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Nostra Aetate Praised at Second Annual Lowenstein Lecture

Six hundred people listened and learned as Catholic and Jewish religious leaders discussed the importance of the 50-year-old  Catholic Church document known as Nostra Aetate, a document that helped define the Church’s relationship to non-Christian religions and deepened the bonds between Catholics and Jews. His eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Rabbi…
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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. This year’s honorees are Melanie Gray of Winston & Strawn LLP and Mark Wawro of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. Sponsor tickets are $350.  Individual tickets are $300….
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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.  2015 marks the seventeenth year of the awards. Tickets start at $ 200. To buy tickets or for more information on the event or on…
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