Mass. Bay Transit Authority bans political issue ads after anti-Israel ad debate, JTA

In a statement before Monday’s meeting, the American Jewish Committee Boston, the Anti Defamation League’s New England office and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston took issue with the decision to allow the recent ad by the pro-Palestinian group and called on the MBTA to remove the poster. The ad “elicits anger from viewers,” the…
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MBTA revises ad policy after anti-Israeli ad condemned,

Before the MBTA’s board vote, three groups – the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Community Relations Council – also condemned the ad criticizing the Israeli government. “We call upon the MBTA to honor its own advertising standards and to desist from what appear to be content based preferences that can only enhance…
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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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13th Annual Young Leadership Celebration Honoring Robert Rudolph and Erica Weinstein

Join ADL as we honor two of our most exceptional Young Leaders, Robert Rudolph and Erica Weinstein, with the Krupp Leadership Award! Enjoy a night full of dancing, socializing, raffles and silent auctions as we celebrate their leadership on behalf of ADL! Registration is now open. Click here for tickets and more information on the…
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David Passer Annual Social Justice Lecture Series: Rabbi David Sandmel, Director of Interfaith Affairs, Anti-Defamation League

Rabbi David Fox Sandmel is Director of Interfaith Affairs for the Anti-Defamation League.  Prior to joining the staff at the ADL, he held the Crown Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and served as Senior Advisor on Interreligious Affairs to the Religious Action Center and Adjunct Faculty at the…
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