ADL Honors Anne Tyler Calabresi, Gloria Graves Holmes and Sydney A. Perry with 2015 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty Award

More than 350 leading citizens and government officials joined the Anti-Defamation League on May 12 to honor exceptional community leaders in Greater New Haven. ADL presented its Torch of Liberty Award to Anne Tyler Calabresi, Gloria Graves Holmes and Sydney A. Perry. Additionally, Interim Regional Director Marji Lipshez-Shapiro was recognized for her 25 years at…
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ADL Commends Westport Police, Temple Israel Staff for Swift Response to Intruders

The Anti-Defamation League commends the outstanding work of the Westport Police Department and the staff of Temple Israel of Westport for their swift action in response to two intruders at the synagogue. Earlier this week, two men attempted to force their way into the temple to protest a women’s luncheon that benefitted the Friends of…
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ADL Connecticut Reaches More Than 900 Teachers with Holocaust Education Training

The Anti-Defamation League recently hosted an Echoes and Reflections Holocaust education program in New London, in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. Echoes and Reflections prepares teachers to teach the complex history of the Holocaust in a way that stimulates engagement, critical thinking and personal understanding among students. This comprehensive multimedia program delivers…
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A Wonder by the Sea: A Jewish-Muslim Women’s Passover Seder

By Cantor Sharon Citrin, ADL Confronting Anti-Semitism Coordinator, Connecticut Region Have you ever experienced a truly magical moment? It’s not easy to describe that kind of feeling. The note I received said it all, “I have been trying to articulate and express the joy in my heart throughout our time together yesterday.” Last year, I…
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