7 Charged in Attack on KKK Members at Rally

Seven counterprotesters face criminal charges after authorities charged them Thursday on suspicion of attacking KKK members during a February rally at an Anaheim park that left three people stabbed. Prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges against five men and two women following a months long investigation that included reviewing videos and hundreds of photographs of the confrontation at
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Anti-Semitic incidents on American college campuses nearly doubled; Anti-Semitic assaults up more than 50%   According to the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents issued today, there were 941 incidents in the U.S. in 2015, an increase of about 3 percent from the 912 incidents recorded in 2014.  Among the incidents reported, those that occurred
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ADL attended Iftar celebrations celebrating breaking the Ramadan daily fast, appreciating our pluralism and strong interfaith community. and honoring the victims of terrorist violence in Orlando, Israel, Turkey…

Our Regional Director, Peter Levi attended Iftar celebrations with the American Muslim Women’s Empowerment Council  [pictured above] and on another evening, with the OC Sheriff’s Interfaith Advisory Council. At both celebrations, prayers for the victims of hate and violence were offered from many faith traditions: Christianity, Islam, Jewish, and Sikh. Peter Levi offered moving words,
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Sherwood Prize at 20: Law Enforcement Honored by ADL for Combating Hate and Bigotry; San Bernardino First Responders and Investigators Among Those Honored

The Anti-Defamation League held the 20th anniversary  Helene & Joseph Sherwood Prize for Combating Hate luncheon and awards ceremony on March 8 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The nationally recognized prize goes to law enforcement personnel who go above and beyond the call of duty to fight hatred and protect the community from hate-motivated
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2016 Marcus M. Kaufman Jurisprudence Awards Dinner

Since 1993, the Anti-Defamation League has bestowed the Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award on attorneys who make outstanding contributions to the legal profession and to the community. The award is made in the memory of Supreme Court Justice Marcus M. Kaufman. Honorees are role models in the legal community and exemplify the ADL’s mission. For 10
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The Other Side of the Picket Line – Featuring Megan Phelps-Roper

On February 25, 2016, ADL Orange County/Long Beach was joined by over 150 community members for an incredible evening with Megan Phelps-Roper, former member of the Westboro Baptist Church. It was a rare behind the scenes look at one young woman’s journey from being on the front lines of the Westboro Baptist Church’s hate-filled protests against
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