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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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Kase Luncheon a Fitting Tribute to Local Hero and Dedicated Educators

More than 300 people attended the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) 2015 Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Awards luncheon, which honored three Region IV educators for their outstanding efforts to create a school atmosphere that promotes respect for and understanding of diversity.  The event also remembered its namesake, beloved speaker and Houston Holocaust survivor Walter Kase, who passed…
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Board Member Robert Carlton Travels to Germany with ADL

Southwest Regional Board Member Robert Carlton is on a trip with ADL’s Chicago Region to Germany. Called Germany Close Up – American Jews Meet Modern Germany, the trip  is an initiative created to enrich transatlantic dialogue and provide Jewish-North American students and young professionals in their twenties and thirties with an opportunity to experience modern Germany up…
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