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Nominations Due Soon for 2017-2018 Glass Leadership Institute

ADL’s Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) is one of Houston’s and the nation’s most respected leadership programs for a select group of young leaders (mid 20s to early 40s). GLI allows leaders to learn more about ADL and important domestic and global issues and their implications for today’s Jewish and broader community. During monthly briefings with local and national ADL staff,

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

Walter Kase Educator Excellence Award Recipients Celebrated At No Place for Hate® Luncheon

Three Houston-area educators received accolades and the Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award at ADL’s No Place for Hate® luncheon.   The Award, named after revered Holocaust survivor Walter Kase, is presented annually to three educators for their outstanding efforts to create a school atmosphere that promotes respect for and understanding of diversity. Recipients of the Award included English Teacher Mary Catherine

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