Press Releases

ADL WELCOMES ARREST IN ST. LOUIS JEWISH CEMETERY DESECRATION

                         St. Louis…April 25…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the arrest of a Florissant man charged with vandalism at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Missouri, in February 2017.  After a lengthy investigation, University City Police arrested 34 year-old Alzado Harris, who confessed to the destruction of more

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