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High Holy Days Security Seminar Resonates With Participants

ADL’s Security Committee presented a High Holy Days Security Seminar for dozens of Jewish communal professionals representing synagogues, the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (ERJCC), the Jewish Federation, Jewish Family Service, and Holocaust Museum Houston. It included the institutions sharing best practices, hearing about the latest threats, participating in a group question-and-answer session with law enforcement and a breakout session

ADL Launches We Were Strangers Too in Houston

ADL is working with Houston-area groups to promote its We Were Strangers Too initiative. The initiative, in partnership with the Creative Action Network, encourages artists of all abilities and backgrounds to submit artwork depicting refugee experiences throughout time and geography. Artwork submitted by October 5 will be considered for display at Houston In Concert Against Hate.  See below for details.

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

Cardinal DiNardo Meets with ADL Leaders

Leaders of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) Southwest Region met recently with His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo to talk about issues important to ADL and discuss how the agency can work with the Cardinal and the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston. Topics discussed at the hour-long meeting included Catholic-Jewish relations, immigration reform and refugee resettlement, opposing Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) and supporting