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ADL Holds Community Meetings to Address Response to Anti-Semitism

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has been holding community meetings at Houston-area synagogues to address emotions and fears prompted by a rise in anti-Semitism over the last few months.   Since November of 2016, ADL has logged more than 60 reports of hate incidents, about half of which may have been sparked by anti-Semitism.  That’s more than double what ADL would see

ADL Security Seminars Take Place in Rapid Succession

The Southwest Region will complete its year of security seminars with a Cybersecurity Seminar October 1, featuring ADL National Cybersafety Expert Jonathan Vick, Houston Police Department Cybersecurity Expert and Ethical Hacker Officer John Johnson, and Amegy Bank Vice President and Cybersecurity Speaker Mary Murray. The seminar, sponsored by ADL, Amegy Bank, The Edith and Sidney Goldensohn Fund of ADL’S Fund

ADL National Civil Rights Director Discusses “The Fierce Urgency of Now”

The title of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) National Civil Rights Director Deborah Lauter’s speeches to ADL’s Women’s Initiative and Board captures in five words what ADL is up against every single day: the fierce urgency of now. Hatred, bigotry and bias wax and wane, but almost every day, ADL works to proactively stop hate before it starts, or ADL has to

Susan Shaw Receives Milton A. Senn Award for Professional Excellence

ADL Associate Director and Director of Education Susan Shaw received the ADL’s highest award for employees, the Milton A. Senn Award, at Southwest Region’s November board meeting. The Milton A. Senn Award is given to two ADL employees, one at ADL’s National Headquarters and one regional employee,  for professional excellence.   Criteria include the creativity, conscientiousness and dedication, effectiveness in carrying