Hundreds gather to decry desecration of Holocaust memorial, Boston Globe

LYNN — Hundreds gathered for an interfaith service Friday morning at Pride of Lynn Cemetery, where a Holocaust memorial was discovered desecrated with pieces of raw pork earlier this week. “We stand united against all forms of evil,” said Rabbi Yossi Lipsker of Chabad Lubavitch of the North Shore, who organized the peace rally. The…
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Lynn police investigate desecration of Holocaust memorial, Boston Globe

LYNN — It had been 30 days since Natasha Soolkin buried her mother-in-law at Pride of Lynn Cemetery, a serene spot that is the final resting place for generations of Jewish families. The ground was still soft from Tuesday’s early evening rain. Soolkin and her daughter, Liz, 22, arrived at the cemetery around 7 p.m….
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ADL New England Partners With ZBT

Fraternity members from Boston-area Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) chapters convened recently to discuss anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activity on their campuses as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Words to Action training program. ZBT members talked about incidents of anti-Semitism, learned the distinctions between anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias, and developed strategies for responding effectively.  Students also…
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BDS Resolution Defeated at Northeastern University

ADL commends members of the Student Government Association at Northeastern University for rejecting a resolution aimed at divesting from companies that do business in Israel.  A simple majority required to pass the resolution was not met, as 25 senators voted against the measure, 9 senators voted in favor and 14 abstained.  If the student senate…
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Essex County Law and Education Day Breakfast: Hate Speech in the Age of Social Media

Join ADL New England for our Annual Law and Education Day Breakfast: Hate Speech in the Age of Social Media REGISTER HERE June 4th, 2015 7:30-9:00am Kernwood Country Club Salem, MA Keynote Speaker: Maura T. Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General Honoring: Chief Robert Picariello, Marblehead Police Department Assistant Principal Lytania Mackey, Swampscott High School  For more information on…
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