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  • America First: Trump doubles down on a term that makes many Jews queasy

    3 weeks ago

    Donald Trump is doubling down on his America First policy.

    After Trump used the term “America First” in late April to describe his policies, the Anti-Defamation League sent him a letter urging him to drop the historically tainted slogan — speaking for Jews and others who remember...

  • ADL offers $2,500 reward to find perpetrators of assault on Muslim man

    3 weeks ago

    The Anti-Defamation League has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of people who assaulted a Muslim man in New York City.

    Mohamed Rasheed Khan, 59, was riding his bicycle outside the Center for Islamic Studies in Queens last week when he was assaulted by...

  • Faith leader celebrates Supreme Court gay marriage decision in West Hollywood

    By Ryan Torok

    June 27, 2015 | 8:24 am

    Los Angeles clergy and city officials, same-sex couples and heterosexual supporters of gay marriage rejoiced in the Supreme Court’s decision to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, on June 26, during a rally in West Hollywood Park.

    "Marriage, that peculiar and...

  • ADL raps Michael Oren for stereotyping Obama in new essay

    June 22, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League criticized Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States, for an “insensitive and unjustified” attack on President Barack Obama.

    Oren’ should “walk back” views published in an essay posted Friday on the Foreign Policy website, the ADL...

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  • Aided by ADL, a handful of high-profile Hollywood Jews respond to Israel-Gaza war

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 18, 2014 | 12:00 pm

    A handful of high-profile entertainment industry leaders have affixed their names to an open-letter formulated by the Anti-Defamation League calling for "decent people everywhere" to prevent the future rearming of Hamas, the militant Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip and...

  • Opinion: Jewish organizations, others must stop interfering with Holocaust survivors' rights

    July 2, 2012 | 4:42 pm

    [This column is a response to a piece by Menachem Rosensaft:
    Crafting a Holocaust insurance solution that works
    ]

    The JTA recently published an op-ed by Menachem Rosensaft which gratuitously offers an “alternative” to the legislation that Holocaust survivors and children and...

  • Crafting a Holocaust insurance solution that works

    June 27, 2012 | 3:46 pm

    [Read a response to this column: Jewish organizations, others
    must stop interfering with Holocaust survivors’ rights
    ]

    There is a solution to get us beyond the seemingly endless stalemates and complications that continue to characterize the ongoing debate over Holocaust-era...

  • Glenn Beck under fire over George Soros comments

    November 16, 2010 | 9:46 am

    Fox News provocateur Glenn Beck spent spent several days taking aim at billionaire businessman and philanthropist George Soros, but so far—at least within Jewish circles—the barrage appears to be backfiring.

    On his radio and TV shows last week, Beck portrayed Soros as running a...

  • Milken family recognizes Jewish educators, YULA rides, ADL honors

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 29, 2008 | 5:41 pm

    The Best of L.A. -- Milken Awards for Jewish Educators

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    (From left) Lowell Milken, Milken Family Foundation chairman and co-founder; Richard Sandler, Milken Family Foundation executive vice president; honorees Dena Wolmark, Suri Nowosiolski, Malka Clement and Debra Schaffer; Dr....

  • The ADL and America’s worst case of anti-Semitism

    November 7, 2008 | 2:14 am

    From Nov. 13-15, the Anti-Defamation League will hold its annual conference in Los Angeles. In the essay below, author Steve Oney recalls the historic event that galvanized the organization: the Leo Frank case.

    The elements could hardly have been more volatile. On Confederate...

  • ‘When there’s life, there’s hate’: Q & A with ADL’s Abe Foxman

    November 7, 2008 | 1:57 am

    Abe Foxman is director of the Anti-Defamation League. Born in Poland in 1940, he survived the Holocaust in Lithuania.

    Foxman joined the ADL in 1965 upon graduating from New York University Law School and was appointed director in 1987.

    Under his leadership the organization has gained...

  • There's too much religion in presidential campaign, says ADL's Foxman

    September 9, 2008 | 1:46 am

    NEW YORK (JTA)—The political campaign season is now in high gear as the curtain falls on the Democrats in Denver and the Republicans in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

    While much of the media’s focus has been on handicapping the candidates and their chances in November, we would like to...

  • Briefs

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Conejo Anti-Semitism Suit in Courts

    Attorneys representing the Jewish teenager who has sued the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CSUSD) over alleged anti-Semitic behavior will meet on Oct. 22 in state court, while a lawyer for the boy's former coach meets next month in federal...

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