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Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit Helps Students and Educators Respond to Bullying

350 students and 75 educators attended the 2014 Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit at South Texas College of Law October 24. The Youth Summit began with a performance of True Confessions of a Bully by the Dionysus Theatre Troupe, which features actors with disabilities alongside actors who are able-bodied. Students then went to breakout sessions

Summer Associates Research Project Launched

  Eighty people attended a breakfast earlier this month to begin ADL’s 2014 Summer Associates Research Project (SARP), during which law firms allow summer associates to research questions provided by ADL that relate to the agency’s mission.   Houston City Attorney David Feldman gave the breakfast’s keynote speech.  He talked to the associates about the process of passing the Houston Equal

ADL Coordinates Seminar on Cyber Security

  A seminar on cyber security coordinated by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) brought together three information technology experts to talk about how individuals and organizations could protect their information. Presenters included Houston Police Department (HPD) Senior Officer John Johnson, Information Security Officer for HPD and a certified ethical hacker.   Officer Johnson summarized possible vulnerabilities, and demonstrated how easy it could

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Answers Questions Before a Packed House

  Nearly a thousand people attended “An Evening with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo” January 14 at Congregation Beth Yeshurun and listened as the Cardinal answered questions from Rabbi David Rosen and Father Brendan Cahill about the new Pope, immigration, abortion, and other topics. The Cardinal charmed the audience with his humorous and candid responses to the questions posed by Rosen, Cahill

Lowenstein Lecture Series to Begin with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo

ADL’s new Lowenstein Lecture series begins January 14 with “A Conversation with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo,” at Congregation Beth Yeshurun. His eminence Cardinal DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will speak about Pope Francis, Catholic-Jewish relations, the 50TH anniversary of Nostra Aetate, and immigration at the inaugural Lowenstein Lecture. The lecture series is funded by a four-year grant from the Lewis