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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

Houston in Concert Against Hate Honors Rockets Owner

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) plans a magical evening for 2016’s Houston In Concert Against Hate featuring the world-renowned Houston Symphony and honoring Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander with its Community Champion Award.  Other honorees include Presbytery of the New Covenant General Presbyter Mike Cole receiving ADL’s Julie and Ben Rogers Ecumenism Award, and Houston Mayor Pro-Tem Ellen Cohen and Houston-area

No Place for Hate® Luncheon Celebrates 15 Years of Initiative, Work of Three Educators

2016 is a special year for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) No Place for Hate® Initiative. This year marks the 15th year of the No Place for Hate® Initiative, the region’s signature education initiative, which empowers schools to promote respect for individual and group differences while challenging prejudice and bigotry. The Luncheon will celebrate the anniversary with cake and compliments for

Students Learn to Respond to Bullying at ADL’s 2015 Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit

350 middle school students and 75 educators from No Place for Hate® campuses participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Beau and Abe Merfish No Place for Hate® Youth Summit October 23 at the South Texas College of Law. The students, from numerous school districts in ADL’s Southwest Region spent all day learning how to recognize bullying, how to prevent it,