Anti-Defamation League

Yaalon, ADL Laud Hagel As He Announces Resignation

11/24/2014 - 19:00

Washington — Israel’s defense minister and the Anti-Defamation League lavished praise on U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the day he announced his resignation.

Jewish Veterans Testify Against Sectarian Prayer In Military

11/19/2014 - 19:00

Washington — Two Jewish veterans testified in Congress against allowing chaplains to engage in sectarian prayer in nondenominational settings.

ADL Names White House Aide To Succeed Abe Foxman

Anti-Defamation League chooses Jonathan Greenblatt, a special assistant to President Obama, for its top post.

11/05/2014 - 19:00

The Anti-Defamation League’s new national director will be Jonathan Greenblatt, who currently works as a special assistant to President Obama.

Greenblatt will succeed Abraham Foxman, who announced in February that he’ll be stepping down effective July 2015. Foxman, 74, has been ADL national director since 1987.

Jonathan Greenblatt at the ADL Annual Meeting, where his appointment was announced. Courtesy of the Anti-Defamation League

ADL Report: Campus Anti-Israel Events Have More Than Doubled This Fall

10/26/2014 - 20:00

More than 75 anti-Israel events have been reported on U.S. college and university campuses this fall, more than twice as many as last year, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League.

ADL Joins Plea To Broadcasters To Abjure ‘Redskins’

09/04/2014 - 20:00

Washington — The Anti-Defamation League signed a letter initiated by Native American groups urging broadcasters to avoid saying the name of the Redskins, the NFL’s Washington franchise.

Rift With Presbyterians Likely

Convention votes narrowly to divest from companies it says profit from Israel's control of Palestinian territories.

06/21/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The Presbyterian Church’s decision Friday to divest from three American businesses that operate in the West Bank will likely strengthen international sanctions efforts against Israel, and will weaken interfaith ties between the Jewish and Presbyterian communities, Jewish leaders said this week.

Presbyterians at their 221st General Assembly meeting in Detroit, Mich. Via religionnews.com

Dermer Expresses ‘Deep Disappointment’ In U.S. Call On P.A. Unity

06/02/2014 - 20:00

WASHINGTON — In tough language rare for an Israeli diplomat in Washington, Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer said Israel was ‘deeply disappointed’ in the State Department’s decision to continue dealing with the Palestinian Authority now that it has Hamas support.

ADL Joins Letter To NFL Players Urging Redskins To Change Name

05/27/2014 - 20:00

WASHINGTON — The Anti-Defamation League signed a letter initiated by Native American groups to NFL players urging them to speak out for changing the name of the Washington Redskins.

Fighting For The Historical Narrative

05/20/2014 - 20:00

Amidst the troubling data regarding international anti-Semitism in a major survey released by the Anti-Defamation League were some less commented upon figures that should give us all pause for thought. 

Jewish Groups Resume Dialogue With Mainline Churches

03/27/2014 - 20:00

WASHINGTON — Leaders of national Jewish groups resumed a dialogue with mainline Christian churches ruptured by a call in 2012 by some Christian leaders to consider cutting U.S. assistance to Israel.

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