In Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis, federal anti-terror programs stoke community interest and criticism, Minneapolis Star Tribune

A trio of federal pilot projects aimed at thwarting violent extremism are off to a tentative start. Minneapolis and two other cities chosen to host the Department of Justice anti-terror initiative are taking different approaches, but all three are facing common hurdles. Community critics have pushed back, arguing the pilot projects train a damaging spotlight…
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Opinion: Students showed Lynn at its best, Lynn Daily Item

An Anti-Defamation League representative painted a mental picture of intolerant words forming the base for a pyramid topped by hate. Words, Melissa Garlick warned the students, were where the Nazi mass exterminations of the 1940s began. It’s hard to find a better place to teach lessons in tolerance than Lynn with its multi-ethnic population and history of immigrant origins….
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Breaking Barriers With a Former Member of the Westboro Baptist Church

By Alicia Landsberg ADL Associate Board member  “We truly believed the only way to love our neighbors as ourselves was to warn them of the coming wrath of God for their sins.” Megan Phelps-Roper, a former member of the extremist Westboro Baptist Church, spoke to a riveted audience last Monday night.  As the granddaughter of…
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ADL launched 50 States Against Hate, a new campaign for tougher hate crime laws all across the country….
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Nostra Aetate Address by Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Please join us, AJC Boston, and Temple Emanuel of Newton for a special address by Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, OFM, Cap. Archbishop of Boston, honoring the 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate. THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016 6:15 p.m. Doors Open 7:00 p.m. Program Begins Temple Emanuel of Newton 385 Ward St, Newton, MA 02459 Register at: This event is…
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Save the Date: ADL’s 22nd Annual Youth Congress

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