Press Releases

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

ADL Urges Calm: Recent Arrests Should Not Add to Unease

St. Louis, MO, November 22. The Anti-Defamation League today appeals to the region to remain calm as news reporting on ancillary events may create greater unease and uncertainty in advance of the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown. The recent arrests of and charges filed against two members of the New Black Panther