Audit 2019

ADL, Education Race and Advocacy: What are we sharing now?

Heartland Region, June 12 This week, we’ve shared a lot of conversation around race and highlight resources from our education division. They are helpful for educators, parents, workplaces and community. This remarkable week, we continued advocacy with law enforcement commanders on policies and practices in Missouri, worked with regional Muslim leaders against Islamophobia expressed by the Mayor of St. Charles,

ADL Statement on the Killing of George Floyd

May 30, 2020, New York, NY … ADL (Anti-Defamation League) CEO and National Director Jonathan A. Greenblatt issued the following statement today in regards to the developing situation in Minneapolis and across the country, following the killing of George Floyd by police: We stand in solidarity with the Black community as they yet again are subject to pain and suffering

2019 saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in at least 40 years, ADL says

by Ben Sales   May 12, 2020 Updated May 15, 2020 JTA) — Last year saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in the United States since at least 1979, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The 2,107 incidents recorded in 2019 reflect a 12% increase from 2018 and are more than double the 942 incidents recorded just four years earlier, in 2015. It’s the highest number recorded

ADL Calls for Platforms to Take Action to Address Hate Online During Pandemic

May 8…..At ADL, we are watching in real time how the spread of the coronavirus is opening the doors to a new surge of online hate and bigotry targeting Jews, Asians and Asian-Americans, Muslims and immigrants, among others. We are tracking antisemitic, anti-Asian, and anti-Muslim content on Facebook and other social media platforms, and we believe the scale and speed

Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2019

In 2019, ADL recorded 2,107 antisemitic incidents in the United States, the largest number since tracking began in 1979. Read the report to get the full story.

NEWS

ADL, Education Race and Advocacy: What are we sharing now?

Heartland Region, June 12 This week, we’ve shared a lot of conversation around race and highlight resources from our education division. They are helpful for educators, parents, workplaces and community. This remarkable week, we continued advocacy with law enforcement commanders on policies and practices in Missouri, worked with regional Muslim leaders against Islamophobia expressed by the Mayor of St. Charles,

ADL Statement on the Killing of George Floyd

May 30, 2020, New York, NY … ADL (Anti-Defamation League) CEO and National Director Jonathan A. Greenblatt issued the following statement today in regards to the developing situation in Minneapolis and across the country, following the killing of George Floyd by police: We stand in solidarity with the Black community as they yet again are subject to pain and suffering

BLOG POSTS

Removing Confederate Monuments Needs Work Beyond the Photo-Op

By: Jeremy Hodess Following the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, millions have protested to demand reform. These protests have renewed interest in removing Confederate statues and flags from public lands. Both the monuments and the flag are powerful symbols of oppression. Remember that most of these monuments were erected in the Jim Crow era, with a

Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2019

In 2019, ADL recorded 2,107 antisemitic incidents in the United States, the largest number since tracking began in 1979. Read the report to get the full story.

EVENTS

Quarterly meeting: US Attorneys Hate Crimes Task Force

The Task Force has been a regional response to hate crimes and bias incidents since 1997. More than 90 representatives of organizations and agencies engaged in the work of decreasing racism, bias, bigotry and discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion meet to discuss incidents, share concerns, create responses. The original goal of the hate crimes initiative was to make St.

WORDS TO ACTION: Virtual and Engaging

ADL Heartland invites you to participate in youth and community learning, Virtual Words to Action. We seek to empower members of the Jewish community who may intentionally avoid difficult conversations about Israel, antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and how these events often blur. At the close, you will have tools to navigate sometimes tense dialogues and address emotional responses to Israel and how