ADL Calls Shootings at Jewish Community Facilities in Overland Park, Kansas “Heinous and Unspeakable Acts of Violence”

Press Release St. Louis, MO, April 13, 2014 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, “an unspeakable and heinous act of violence” and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of…
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ADL AUDIT: Anti-Semitic Incidents Decline; Disturbing Trend of Epithets, Vandalism against Jews

In January of 2013, a Long Beach synagogue sustained a shattered window at the hands of a single brick throwing young man. In that same month, bus benches and freeway entrances in Westminster were scarred with epitaphs of hate including swastikas. Throughout the year reports of anti-Semitic name-calling and harassment came to the ADL Orange…
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ADL Honors Ed Connor, Don Martens, and Anrie Pinkston at Jurisprudence Awards Dinner

On April 10th, ADL honored three of Orange County’s top attorneys with the Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award. Arnie Pinkston, General Counsel of Allergan, Ed Connor of Connor Fletcher & Hedenkamp and Don Martens of Knobbe Martens accepted their awards before a room of 400 friends, family and colleagues. All three spoke of the importance and…
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ADL Parntered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of America hosted their national leadership conference in Anaheim on April 11. 600 young leaders from all over the country spent a long weekend action planning their approach to issues including cyber bullying. ADL presented the acclaimed CyberAlly program to 60 teen leaders empowering them to address the issue of online…
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JPAC Advocacy Day May 12-13

ADL will lobby in Sacramento with a consortium of other Jewish organizations in May to support a bill by Senator Ricardo Lara of the 33rd Senate District (which includes Long Beach). The bill SB 840 addresses shortfalls in existing school safety and nondiscrimination law enforcement and implementation in California schools. The legislation was prompted by…
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