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ADL National European Affairs Director and Southwest Region Leaders Visit Consulates

A contingent of International Affairs Committee members, lay leaders, and ADL staff members took National European Affairs Director Andrew Srulevitch to meet with the Consuls General of France, Greece, and Germany.     Discussion revolved around matters of importance to ADL, such as appreciation of France’s refusal to let Iran create or acquire a nuclear weapon, appreciation for Greece’s crackdown on the

YLP Members Hear about Work of the FBI

  About 40 members of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Young Leaders and Professionals (YLP) group gathered in the beautiful home of Debby and Alan Stanton to hear about the FBI’s criminal investigations and outreach. Introduced by YLP co-chairs Scott Jacobson and Jessica Mason, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Carlos Barron and Special Agent Patricia Villafranca spoke to the group about

High Holy Days Security Seminar Focuses on Threat Assessment, and Large Crowds

  Thirty representatives of Houston-area Jewish institutions attended ADL’s 2013 High Holy Days Security Seminar hosted by United Orthodox Synagogues and featuring Houston Police Sergeant Brad Rudolph and Harris County Sheriff’s Office Captain Paul Cordova.  The seminar began with a comprehensive presentation by Sgt. Rudolph on recognizing impending threats by assessing situations and behaviors.  Sgt. Rudolph showed how numerous violent

Book by ADL Leaders Focuses on Dangers of Cyberhate

The Internet has not only changed the world, it has provided a means of instant communication, and information sharing.  But like most tools, it can be used for good or evil.  A new book by ADL National Director Abraham H. Foxman and attorney and ADL National Civil Rights Committee Chair Christopher Wolf examines the scope and dangers of hate on

Arson Investigators Receive ADL Hate Crimes Training

Nearly 50 arson investigators, firefighters, and law enforcement officers participated in a hate crimes training session presented by ADL in San Antonio.  The session, which covered hate crime laws, hate crime victims, reporting hate crimes and how to recognize the signs, symbols and tattoos of people who act on their hate, lasted four hours and provided continuing education credit for the