ADL to Massachusetts SJC: True Threats Are Just As Damaging Online as Face-to-Face

Boston, MA April 22, 2015—The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) yesterday in Commonwealth v. Michael Walters, a case about when online posts cross the line from protected speech to unlawful true threats. ADL’s brief argues that true threats—whether online or in person—fall…
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ADL Welcomes Guilty Verdict in Boston Marathon Bombing Case

Boston, MA, April 8, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed the announcement of today’s guilty verdict in the Boston Marathon bombing case, saying the decision sends a resounding message that those who engage in acts of terror will be held accountable. A federal jury found Dzhokar Tsarnaev guilty on all counts. “The jury’s guilty…
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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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March Glass Leadership Update: International Affairs and Global anti-Semitism

Last Wednesday, ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) participants met at WilmerHale for a session led by ADL International Affairs Analyst Shaya Lerner, to learn more about domestic and global anti-Semitism. Shaya covered topics such as relations between Iran and Israel, BDS Campaigns across campuses in the U.S, and the ADL Global 100 Survey, which researched…
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Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín

Please Note: This event, originally scheduled for January 27th, has been rescheduled for April 27th at 8pm. ADL is proud to partner with the Defiant Requiem Foundation for the Boston premiere of Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:00pm Boston Symphony Hall Presented by The Defiant Requiem Foundation Stuart E. Eizenstat,…
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Sharon Workshop – Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Bias on Campus

Gain the knowledge and skills to respond and let your voice be heard! Join other high school seniors from Brockton, Canton, Easton, Randolph and Sharon for this interactive program in which you will learn ways to effectively address anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias at college. Date/Time: Wednesday, April 29th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm   Location: Temple Israel,…
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