pic 1 April 28, 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
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April 6, 2016

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
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ADL’s “Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder shares and recognizes the diverse immigrant stories that make up the region. This is Tatiana’s story. My Jewish identity has been formed by honoring my family’s journey to this country and the sacrifices they made in order to preserve their heritage. My dad was born in Tripoli, Libya and
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October 30, 2015

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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