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AAPI and Jewish Communities Deepen Ties at Kenny and Ziggy’s

Forty members of Houston’s Asian American and Pacific Islander community, and Houston’s Jewish community gathered at Kenny and Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen May 29 to break bread together, learn more about each other, and celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage month and Jewish American Heritage Month. Participants enjoyed tasty deli food, discussed their heritages and how that

ADL Central Division Participates in Federal Virtual Lobby Day

On Tuesday, May 21, ADL’s Central Division virtually lobbied members of Congress. Southwest Region advocates met with Sen. John Cornyn.  The agenda included a review of ADL’s Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, which recorded an unprecedented rise in antisemitism and requests to: Co-sponsor and support S.4091, the Countering Antisemitism Act Co-sponsor and support S.3580, the Protecting Students on Campus Act Support additional

ADL National Chair Ben Sax Visits Houston

ADL’s National Chair Ben Sax met with local movers and shakers, spoke about ADL’s work at an insider briefing, met with Southwest Regional staff and spoke at the agency’s May board meeting during a late-May three-day visit to Houston. Sax’s schedule included meetings with some well-known Houston citizens, inluding former Southwest Region Board Chairs and others. His packed itinerary also