NEWS

‘Hate’ message spray painted in Watertown

WATERTOWN – A vandal took to local streets over the weekend to spread a message of hate, according to Police Chief John C. Gavallas. Residents woke up Saturday morning to white spray paint spelling “white genocide” with the Star of David above it on seven streets throughout town, Gavallas said. The vandalism, which began Friday
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Bringing BDS to the communal table

By Cindy Mindell BRIDGEPORT – On the heels of the first-ever anti-BDS conference held in UN chambers, ADL Connecticut Regional Office brought the subject to a statewide meeting-table on August 3. Representatives from 19 organizations based in or working in Connecticut gathered at the new Jewish Senior Services campus to discuss how their respective organizations
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BLOG POSTS

CampusALLY Training Session

The Anti-Defamation League’s Connecticut office recently facilitated a diversity and anti-bias training session at the University of Bridgeport, attended by about 80 Resident Advisors, Graduate Advisors and Resident Directors. The training was held on August 20 of this year. ADL Facilitators, Diane Drakes and Nick D’Agostino led the , with the Connecticut Assistant Education Director,
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ADL Alerts All Connecticut School Administrators and Educators Re: 2016 High Holy Days & Potential 2016-17 Testing Conflicts

Dear Educator, The beginning of the school year is a time when many major Jewish holidays occur.  Jewish students, teachers and parents may be unable to attend classes or other school events due to religious observance. As you may know, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are some of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar
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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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