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Anti-Defamation League, Houston Rockets and Houston Symphony Team Up to Fight Hate

On a fun, festive night at Jones Hall, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) scored a win in the fight against hate by partnering with the Houston Rockets and the Houston Symphony to present Houston in Concert Against Hate: An Evening with the Houston Rockets. More than 1800 people attended the Concert, which featured Houston Symphony musicians, guest conductor Damon Gupton,  vocalist

Southwest Region Does LEAS for Austin Police Department

Fifty officers from the Austin Police Department, along with several lay leaders from Austin participated in a Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS) class September 15 at Holocaust Museum Houston.  The Anti-Defamation League partners with the Holocaust Museum and the Houston Police Department to teach the class to law enforcement officers.  The class looks at how local law enforcement officers’ roles

High Holy Days Security Seminar Resonates With Participants

ADL’s Security Committee presented a High Holy Days Security Seminar for dozens of Jewish communal professionals representing synagogues, the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (ERJCC), the Jewish Federation, Jewish Family Service, and Holocaust Museum Houston. It included the institutions sharing best practices, hearing about the latest threats, participating in a group question-and-answer session with law enforcement and a breakout session

ADL Launches We Were Strangers Too in Houston

ADL is working with Houston-area groups to promote its We Were Strangers Too initiative. The initiative, in partnership with the Creative Action Network, encourages artists of all abilities and backgrounds to submit artwork depicting refugee experiences throughout time and geography. Artwork submitted by October 5 will be considered for display at Houston In Concert Against Hate.  See below for details.

Houston in Concert Against Hate Honors Rockets Owner

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) plans a magical evening for 2016’s Houston In Concert Against Hate featuring the world-renowned Houston Symphony and honoring Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander with its Community Champion Award.  Other honorees include Presbytery of the New Covenant General Presbyter Mike Cole receiving ADL’s Julie and Ben Rogers Ecumenism Award, and Houston Mayor Pro-Tem Ellen Cohen and Houston-area