Houston, TX March 23, 2023 … Antisemitic incidents surged to historic levels in 2022, with a total of 73 incidents reported in ADL’s Southwest Region, an 87% increase over 2021. 46 of those incidents were in the greater Houston area. ADL (Anti-Defamation League) logged a total of 3,697 incidents reported across the United States in 2022, an increase of 36
Former El Paso City Council Member and Mayor Pro-Tem Peter Svarzbein is the new El Paso Community Engagement Manager for ADL’s (the Anti-Defamation League’s) Southwest Region, which includes El Paso, Houston, Beaumont, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley. As the El Paso Community Engagement Manager, Svarzbein will facilitate ADL’s interactions with El Paso and other regional residents, law enforcement officials, media,
A new report reveals an alarming trend of growing hate and extremism in Texas, including white supremacist propaganda and antisemitic, anti-LGBTQ+ and anti-immigrant sentiment, according to the ADL Center on Extremism’s Hate in the Lone Star State.
Campus Anti-Israel Activity Often Marked by Vilification of Zionists and Support for Terror, ADL Finds
New report identifies a broad range of disturbing anti-Israel and anti-Zionist activities, including expressions of support for U.S.-designated terror groups that target Israel and antisemitic messaging geared toward ostracizing Zionists and Zionism from campus life.
Join ADL Southwest’s Womens Initiative and the Houston Rockets for the 2021 ADL Women’s Summit celebrating International Women’s Day. The event takes place virtually at noon, March 8, and it focuses on the need to take immediate action to create a world where gender parity, inclusion and equality are norms, not exceptions. Panelists include President and CEO of the Houston
Join us for this Zoom session that will look at personal accounts of when hate hits home. When members of our community are targets of hate, vandalism, violence, xenophobia, discrimination and antisemitism, having allies not only helps those targeted, but helps promote a more just and inclusive community. Our panel will discuss recent incidents and how others became allies to offer support, build bridges, and help.
The session takes place from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. Central Time, September 22, 2020. It will be moderated by ADL Southwest Regional Director Mark B. Toubin.