summitt 2 June 8, 2016

It was a weekend to remember for more than 20 lay leaders from ADL’s New England Region! From May 15-17, the group traveled to Washington D.C. to attend The National Leadership Summit, the signature event of the year-long Glass Leadership Institute (GLI).  Participants joined over 500 ADL advocates and leaders from across the nation to
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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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April 1, 2016

By Alicia Landsberg, ADL New England Associate Board Member  Willlie O’Ree spoke to a captivated audience on a Wednesday night last March about his experience as the first black hockey player in the NHL.  Willie had been dubbed “the Jackie Robinson of the NHL” and had even met Jackie Robinson himself, who encouraged his athletic aspirations,
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