Non-Jewish ADL Employee Claims Discrimination
08/09/11
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(JTA) -- An employee is suing the Anti-Defamation League for denying her a promotion because she is not Jewish.

Tonietta Moffet says the ADL will not promote her to assistant director because she is "African American and not Jewish," the New York Post reported Monday. She filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan seeking damages for discrimination.

Moffett spent two years handling the duties of the assistant director in the organization's National Regional Operations Department shortly after she was hired as an administrative worker, the newspaper reported, citing her filing in court.

Her promotion was denied due to her lack of "a deep understanding of Jewish culture."

The ADL has not commented publicly on the lawsuit.

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08/09/2011 - 11:27

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