NEWS

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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BLOG POSTS

ADL National Civil Rights Director topeak 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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EVENTS

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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