Press Releases

ADL Vows to Challenge President’s Decision to Repeal DACA

New York, NY, September 5, 2017 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today denounced President Trump’s executive action repealing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The repeal means that nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children will lose the legal protections and work authorization they had gained. Jonathan A. Greenblatt, ADL CEO, issued the following

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE AND AMERICANS UNITED TO GOVERNOR GREITENS:  DIRECTIVE TO DNR UNCONSTITUTIONAL

St. Louis, April 14, 2017 ….The Anti-Defamation League, Missouri/Southern Illinois joined today with Americans United for Separation of Church and State St. Louis Chapter to express profound disappointment at Governor Greitens’ recent directive to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources allowing religious organizations to apply for and receive DNR grants. On the eve of oral argument before the US Supreme

Police Commanders Learn Breadth of Counter-Terrorism Work In Israel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   REGIONAL POLICE COMMANDERS LEARN BREADTH OF COUNTER-TERRORISM WORK FROM ISRAEL POLICE St. Louis, MO, April 14, 2017 … Police executives from six regional police departments recently returned from an educational expedition to study counter-terrorism efforts in Israel. They were participants in the first Western States/St. Louis Counter-Terrorism Seminar in Israel with police colleagues from California, Nevada and

ADL APPLAUDS 2015 KRANZBERG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

St. Louis, MO, May 28… The Anti-Defamation League, Missouri/Southern Illinois announces that local high school seniors Matt Frischer and Sam Kahn are the recipients of the 18th Annual Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship Awards. Each will receive a $2000 college scholarship. Finalists Michelle Bennett, Janine Norman and Alyson Yawitz will receive a $100 book stipend. The selection process is

ADL DEEPLY TROUBLED BY REPEAL OF LGBT ANTI-DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Aroesty karoesty@adl.org St. Louis, MO, April 8, 2015 . . . The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern regarding the repeal of a Springfield, Missouri ordinance that extended the city’s anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community.  Karen Aroesty, ADL Missouri / Southern Illinois Regional Director, issued the following statement: We are deeply troubled by