NEWS

ADL CONVENES CONNECTICUT JEWISH LEADERS IN WORKING MEETING TO COMBAT THE BDS MOVEMENT

Bridgeport, CT, August 3, 2016—The Connecticut office of the ADL and JFACT brought together leaders of Connecticut Jewish organizations today in an effort to communicate and coordinate responses to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The meeting served as a medium for Jewish leaders to meet one another and describe what their
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ADL COMMENDS FEDERAL AND CONNECTICUT LAW ENFORCEMENET FOR APPREHENDING SUSPECT WHO MADE ANTI-SEMITIC THREATS ONLINE

Hamden, CT, July 28, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today commended the outstanding work of the FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office and Stamford Police Department in the apprehension and indictment of Kendall Sullivan, who allegedly made anti-Semitic threatening communications online. The indictment alleges that on multiple occasions, Sullivan used the internet forum, Metalthrone.net to threaten
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BLOG POSTS

When Children are Scapegoats ADL Connecticut educates about Muslim Americans

With the nation erupting in anti-Muslim sentiment following terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, and presidential candidates making incendiary statements about Muslims, Anita Sharif-Hyder, a Muslim-American parent in Connecticut, was concerned for her children’s safety. So she decided to keep them home from religious school. Read more here
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New Haven Register: Op Ed – Misleading anti-Israel bus ads in Connecticut

By Steve Ginsburg In recent weeks, a number of misleading anti-Israel advertisements have popped up on public buses across Connecticut. The eye-catching ads feature a context-less quote from an Israeli prime minister, maps of Israel which contain distorted information about the Jewish presence in pre-1948 Israel and regarding Israeli settlements, and a picture of a
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EVENTS

Save the Date: 2016 Greater Hartford Torch of Liberty Award Reception

ADL is proud to announce this year’s honorees for the 2016 Greater Hartford Torch of Liberty Award are The Hoffman Family and Ray Allen.  The event will take place on Thursday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m.  Invitations will be mailed in August.     This award recognizes outstanding citizens who contribute to building strong communities that
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2016 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty Award Reception

Photo (from left): ADL Regional Board Chair Robyn Teplitzky, John Emra, Dr. Dorsey Kendrick, Rabbi Herbert Brockman and ADL Connecticut Director Steve Ginsburg. Photo credit: Harold Shapiro   ADL Honors Dr. Dorsey Kendrick, Rabbi Herbert Brockman and John Emra with 2016 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty Award Reception  More than 350 leading citizens and
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