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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Andrea Starkschall: My ADL Story

When I was a first grader, growing up in the Houston suburbs, another child told me that I was going to go to hell because I was Jewish.  Heartbroken, I confided in a friend and she immediately stood up for me, telling the teacher of this incident.  I had a friend; I was not alone….
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GLI Participants Graduate

Members of the Southwest Region’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) attended a graduation dinner at Fadi’s restaurant. Co-Chairs, Steve Simon and Jonathan Kessler, coordinated a great graduation program including special comments from Board Chair Ian Scharfman and Board Chair-Elect George Gibson. Robert Carlton served as board liaison for the group this year and participants included Batami…
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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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