ADL Statement on Dr. Ed Young’s “Fearing God” Sermon 11-14-14

The Anti-Defamation League is in a dialogue with Second Baptist Church Pastor Ed Young about a sermon he delivered on September 28, 2014 entitled, “Fearing God.”  The televised sermon, raised concerns that it could fuel anti-Semitism and could be misunderstood to suggest that Jews are evil and dangerous. On October 2, 2014, a group of…
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ADL’s Coalition for Mutual Respect Calls for End to Anti-Semitism

                In 2014, The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) unprecedented survey global anti-Semitism, the ADL Global 100, released both in English and Spanish, found more than a quarter of the world’s population held anti-Semitic attitudes. On Wednesday night, September 24, the Jewish New Year begins, and Jews all over the…
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ADL’S 2015 Lowenstein Lecture Marks 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate

2015 marks 50 years since the Second Vatican Council released the Nostra Aetate, one of the most influential documents from the Catholic Church that helped define the Church’s relationship to non-Christian religions and deepened the bonds between Catholics and Jews. As we continue to walk through doors opened by this important document, we will look…
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Houston In Concert Against Hate Thrills Thousands With A Theatrical Tribute To the Fight for Civil Rights

The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Houston in Concert Against Hate thrilled over two thousand attendees and raised nearly 900 thousand dollars to support the fight for civil rights across the country. The dazzling night of theatre combined theatrical and musical vignettes with the stories of Houston civil rights heroes, and was narrated by Emmy- and Oscar-winning…
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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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