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ADL DISAPPOINTED BY INVOCATION FOR MISSOURI HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Multi-Faith Coalition Strongly Discourages Exclusionary Prayer St. Louis, February 3, 2017… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed its disappointment in the unusually exclusionary invocation offered by a member of the House of Representatives at the start of this week’s proceedings. It exhorted members in part to “… live in a world that is cursed and plagued by sin and evil,

Never to Early to Learn to Talk about Prejudice

FROM St. Louis Public Radio News:  September 18, 2016 by Camille Phillips: A Jewish preschool in Creve Coeur is taking a proactive approach to talking about diversity. Over the past few months teachers and parents with Temple Israel’s Deutsch Early Childhood Center have taken part in anti-bias workshops taught by the Anti-Defamation League. The latest on Sunday brought the preschoolers into

August 2016: Remembering the 101st anniversary of the killing of Leo Frank

March 5, 2014 Letters to the Editor St. Louis Jewish Light To the Editor: In his Feb. 26 commentary (“A ‘Frank’ look at American anti-Semitism”), David Benkof questions “why so many American Jews felt besieged” by anti-Semitism when it appeared the exception rather than the rule. Rather than exaggerate issues of anti-Semitism, ADL has instead reported a downward trend. The total number

ADL Statement on Black Lives Matter

Wed, 07/27/2016 – 09:36  Jonathan A. Greenblatt  The Jewish Week We need to set the record straight on several points raised in a recent letter taking issue with the Anti-Defamation League’s efforts to advocate for the fair treatment of African-Americans at the hands of police (“Critical Of #BlackLivesMatter,” Letters, July 22). First of all, ADL has not endorsed the Black