NEWS

Swastika scrawled on synagogue in Providence suburb, The Times of Israel

The Anti-Defamation League also issued a statement condemning the incident. “Attacks on places of worship are intended to intimidate community members and it is therefore critical to remain united in opposing all forms of hate and bigotry,” the ADL said. It commended the Pawtucket Police Department’s swift action to address the issue and search for
Read more ▶

Newton teachers demand full report on graffiti incidents, The Boston Globe

The Newton teachers union has formally requested a complete copy — without redaction — of the independent investigation into anti-Semitic graffiti at Day Middle School, according to a letter from the union president.
Read more ▶

BLOG POSTS

ADL Roundtable’s Latino-Jewish Bus Tour – April 27, 2016

In 1915, Louis Brandeis addressed a crowd of 5,000 Jews in Chelsea Massachusetts as the keynote speaker at the World Zionist Congress. Why Chelsea? Because as Brandeis said, Chelsea was home to the most densely populated Jewish community in the United States at the time.  This fascinating bit of local history was shared by anthropologist
Read more ▶

My Immigrant Story: Mara, Brazil.

ADL’s “Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder shares and recognizes the diverse immigrant stories that make up the region. This is Mara’s story. In the early months of the new millennium, just a few months before my tenth birthday, I nearly drowned myself. It wasn’t in the neighbor’s pool or in the mighty ocean near my
Read more ▶

EVENTS

2016 ADL Pride March

On June 11th, march with the ADL Team this year as we come together to celebrate Pride, inclusion, and the fight for fair treatment for all.
Read more ▶

The Intersection of Religious Freedom and LGBTQ Equality

Join ADL for a panel discussion on the current clash between religious freedom and LGBTQ rights. The panel will feature Melissa Garlick from ADL, Bennett Klein from GLAD, Sarah Wunsch from the ACLU and Assistant Professor Kari Hong from Boston College Law School. Advanced registration required. Light refreshments will be served. Registration open at adlbostonpanel.eventbrite.com Wednesday, June
Read more ▶