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Mark Yudof Speaks About BDS, Anti-Semitism on Campus

Professor of Law Emeritus and Emeritus President of the University of California, former Chancellor of the University of Texas System and Former Dean of the University of Texas School of Law, Mark Yudof did double duty while in Houston recently to pay tribute to his friend, Harry Reasoner at the Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Luncheon. The following morning, he spoke about

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

Dr. Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine: “We have a lot yet to do”

  A full sanctuary  at Congregation Emanu El Houston listened intently as Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine, told the story of how he and eight others desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, what he learned from the experience, and how we still have a long way to go to ensure that everyone has equal

No Place for Hate® Heading for Record Year

As of December 19, the Southwest Region had received 432 applications from schools wanting to participate in No Place for Hate®, a new record!   Assistant Project Director Pam Autio says, “Depending upon whether they complete the requirements, we may have 400 or more No Place for Hate® schools in our region at the end of the year.   That would be