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Hate Stats Down, But Still Alarming, Says ADL

12/11/2012

The Anti-Defamation League welcomed an FBI report showing a decrease in hate crimes over the past 10 years but said there were still “far too many” such crimes.

There were 6,222 hate crimes reported during 2011, according to the report released Monday. The year 2000 showed slightly more than 8,000 hate crimes.

The 2011 figure was a 6 percent decrease from 2010 and the least number of such crimes reported since 1994.

ADL Hails Drop in FBI Hate Crimes Stats, Though Still 'Far Too Many'

12/10/2012

The Anti-Defamation League welcomed an FBI report showing a decrease in hate crimes over the past 10 years but said there were still “far too many” such crimes.

There were 6,222 hate crimes reported during 2011, according to the report released Monday. The year 2000 showed slightly more than 8,000 hate crimes.

The 2011 figure was a 6 percent decrease from 2010 and the least number of such crimes reported since 1994.

Low Hate Stats Offer Hope, Demand Vigilance

11/13/2012
Editorial

Lost in the headlines of the past two storm-ravaged and politically charged weeks was the news from the Anti-Defamation League that incidents of hate perpetrated against Jews declined, both locally and nationally, in 2011.

The organization’s latest audit of anti-Semitic incidents, with data culled from law-enforcement and other sources for many months after the close of the calendar year, shows a 13 percent drop nationally, with smaller drop of just under 5 percent here in the Empire State.

Anti-Semitic Incidents In U.S. Decrease, ADL Says

11/01/2012

 

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States declined by 13 percent in 2011, an annual audit of anti-Semitic incidents found.

The annual Anti-Defamation League Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, released Thursday, reported a total of 1,080 incidents of assault, vandalism and harassment, compared to 1,239 incidents reported in 2010.

It is the lowest number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded by ADL in the past two decades, the organization said.

ADL Quits Interfaith Dialogue After Churches Criticize Israel Aid

Protestant Church leaders write to Congress, asking for a reevaluation of U.S. military aid to Israel.

10/11/2012

The Anti-Defamation League withdrew from participating in a national Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue after church leaders asked Congress to reevaluate U.S. military aid to Israel.

The ADL in a statement called the request "a serious breach of trust by mainline Protestant Church leaders" participating in the annual interfaith meeting, which will be held on Oct. 22.

ADL: Media Must Dispel Myth That Israeli Made Anti-Islam Film

09/14/2012

As questions continue to linger about the bizarre anti-Islam film that sparked protests in the Middle East, the Anti-Defamation League is calling on media organizations covering the story to more heavily scrutinize the apparent myth that an “Israeli Jew” made the film with help from Jewish donors here.

Foxman: Draft Haredim And Israeli Arabs To Defend Their Own Neighborhoods

08/19/2012

Israel should consider drafting its Arab and Haredi population to defend their neighborhoods,.Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, told the Times of Israel. He said the proposal would undercut ideological arguments since draftees would take care of their own neighborhoods.

NJDC Removes Petition Against Adelson

07/12/2012

 

The National Jewish Democratic Council, citing peace among Jewish groups, has taken down a petition calling on Republicans not to accept money from Sheldon Adelson.

Reacting To Arizona

In Supreme Court’s immigration ruling, Jewish groups see progress but have concerns.

06/26/2012
Washington — Most Jewish groups who have weighed in on Arizona’s controversial immigration law saw progress in the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to repeal three of the law’s four parts, but had concerns that law enforcement officials would still be allowed to check the legal immigration status of people they detain.

Security Alert Follows Bombings

02/14/2012

The Anti-Defamation League issued a security alert to U.S. Jewish groups in the wake of a series of attempted bombings allegedly targeting Israelis and Jews overseas.

"We have been, and remain, in very close contact with law enforcement and are not aware of any immediate threats to Jewish institutions in the United States at this time," said the alert. "However, we are recommending that Jewish institutions operate with increased vigilance."

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