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  • Russell Simmons calls for truce with ADL’s Foxman

    June 25, 2012 | 2:44 pm

    Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has called for a truce with Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.

    In a statement sent to The Daily Beast on Sunday, Simmons said that comments he made in a speech last week in Israel in which he defended his friendship...

  • Non-Jewish ADL employee sues over promotion

    August 9, 2011 | 10:53 am

    An employee is suing the Anti-Defamation League for denying her a promotion because she is not Jewish.

    Tonietta Moffet says the ADL will not promote her to assistant director because she is “African American and not Jewish,” the New York Post reported Monday. She filed a lawsuit in...

  • ADL lauds court for quashing N.C. commission’s prayer

    August 3, 2011 | 10:35 am

    The Anti-Defamation League praised a federal court decision banning sectarian prayers at a county commission’s meetings in North Carolina.

    “This decision is a clear victory for religious freedom in North Carolina,” the ADL, which had filed a friend-of-the-court brief, said Tuesday...

  • ADL to Jerusalem-born Yanks: We Want You

    July 28, 2011 | 4:40 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League is seeking Americans born in Jerusalem to back a Supreme Court challenge to the U.S. policy preventing such citizens from listing Israel as their country of birth.

    “Americans born in Jerusalem, or American parents of minors born in Jerusalem, are invited...

  • Foxman: Be wary of anti-Muslim Israel lovers

    July 27, 2011 | 1:39 pm

    Jews and Israel should be wary of anti-Muslim extremists who claim to embrace Israel and Zionism, Anti-Defamation League national director Abraham Foxman said.

    Foxman e-mailed his comments to JTA in the wake of reports that Anders Behrin Breivik, the alleged gunman in last week’s...

  • L.A. ghetto fantasy emerges from visit to Israel

    By Argenis Villa

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My mother was worried sick that her son was about to visit Israel at a time when Hezbollah rockets were raining down indiscriminately. To me, the danger seemed comparatively negligible.
    My mom lives in San Diego. She had no idea that in the two weeks prior to my trip abroad, gang...
  • Briefs

    By David Finnigan

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Christopher Reeve, 'Superman' Star and Hero in Israel, Dies

    With his death Sunday night, actor Christopher Reeve of "Superman" fame ended his valiant fight against paralysis at the age of 52.

    Reeve, who became a hero to Israelis during a visit last year, fell into a coma at his New...

  • The Art of Hollywood Survival

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Mike Medavoy's quote on the back of his new book, "You're Only as Good as Your Next One" (Pocket Books), sums up what makes a successful producer or studio chief: "If I had a talent for anything, it was a talent for knowing who was talented."

    "It sums up what makes a good anything,"...