Fear Reigns on Gaza Edge: After Helping Boston, Trauma Team Returns

SDEROT, Israel — When Talia Levanon, director of the Israel Trauma Coalition, was asked to bring her team of specialists to Boston after the 2013 marathon bombings to help ease the community trauma in their wake, she was an obvious choice for the job. She and her group had years of experience helping Israelis victimized…
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ADL’s A World of Difference® Institute Launches 16th Year of Student Peer Training Program in New England

Boston, MA, August 21, 2014…The 2014-15 academic year marks the 16th consecutive year in which the Anti-Defamation League’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE Institute will train thousands of New England students to facilitate workshops for their peers on addressing and preventing all forms of prejudice and their manifestations such as bullying and cyberbullying. This fall, 58 middle…
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Congress has mobilized a strong response to the findings of ADL’s Global 100 Survey on anti-Semitism and to the surge of anti-Semitism following Israel’s action in Gaza. Take action to ask your Representative to support a new House Resolution condemning anti-Semitism and Senate letter calling on Secretary of State Kerry to take specific action to…
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Reflections on ADL’s 2014 Bearing Witness Institute

After completing ADL’s 2014 Eileen Ludwig Greenland National Bearing Witness™ Summer Institute two educators from New England shared their reflections on the experience and what it has taught them: Mary Anne Jezierski Social Studies St. Bernadette School     Northboro, MA As I sit here waiting to catch my plane, I cannot help but reflect on the…
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Parenting LGBTQ Children: A Conversation with Ayala Katz

  September 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM  TEMPLE ISRAEL OF BOSTON 477 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA REGISTER HERE! Keshet and  Temple Israel of Boston invite you to join us for an engaging and thought-provoking conversation about parenting LGBTQ children with Ayala Katz, mother of one of the victims of the 2009 Tel Aviv LGBT youth center shooting, and…
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Protecting Your Jewish Institution: Security Strategies for Today’s Dangerous World

REGISTER HERE! Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.  Jewish Community Center of the North Shore 4 Community Road, Marblehead, MA Recent global events have raised new questions and concerns about the safety of local Jewish communities. This program is designed for staff and volunteers responsible for security, administrators, rabbis, educators and security…
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