ADL Commends Micah Welintukonis for Removing Swastikas from Public Bolton Landmark

The Anti-Defamation League commends wounded veteran Micah Welintukonis for removing two swastikas covering part of an American flag painted on a large rock at Bolton Notch State Park. When Bolton town officials were alerted of the swastikas, they promised to have the hateful graffiti removed as soon as the weather cleared. However, Welintukonis purchased spray…
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Marji Lipshez-Shapiro Named Interim Director of ADL Connecticut Regional Office

Marji Lipshez-Shapiro has been named Interim Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Connecticut regional office. Lipshez-Shapiro has been a part of ADL Connecticut’s groundbreaking work for nearly 25 years. In her previous role as Connecticut’s Associate Regional Director and Director of Education, she created “Names Can Really Hurt Us,” an anti-bias and anti-bullying education…
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ADL Teaches Connecticut Teens How to Confront Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel Activity on Their Future College Campuses

The Anti-Defamation League recently held two “Words to Action” programs at a Statewide Connecticut BBYO Conference, reaching more than 50 high school students. “Words to Action” is an interactive program for high school and college students designed to empower and equip participants with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on their…
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ADL Remembers Victims of French Terror Attacks

More than 80 people recently attended an evening of solidarity and reflection in memory of the victims of last month’s terror attacks in France. The event was hosted by Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford and organized by Rabbi Daniel Cohen, an ADL Connecticut Regional Board Member and spiritual leader of Agudath Sholom. As part of…
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