NEWS

Police Chief Trains in Israel, Milton Times

Originally appeared in the Milton Times Issue of February 11, 2016  By Tom Pilla In late January, Police Chief Richard Wells spent eight days in Israel studying antiterrorism techniques and strategies as part of an Anti-Defamation League-sponsored program. Wells’ group, which included Boston area police chiefs, federal agents, a rabbi and other ranking law enforcement…
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FOX25 Investigates finds hate groups still active in New England, Fox Boston

BOSTON — Civil rights advocates say they’ve confirmed nearly 800 “hate groups” are still active in the US and a review of the data by FOX25 Investigates revealed 23 groups operating in New England. However, some of the leaders of those groups are fighting the designation as “hate groups” and insist they’re targets of a…
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BLOG POSTS

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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COMBATING HATE IN EVERY STATE

ADL launched 50 States Against Hate, a new campaign for tougher hate crime laws all across the country….
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EVENTS

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: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-address-by-cardinal-omalley-to-the-boston-jewish-community-tickets-20790079688 This event is…
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Save the Date: ADL’s 22nd Annual Youth Congress


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