April 2, 2015

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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Dialogue Group (3)_opt March 23, 2015

By Stephanie Hertz, ADL Assistant Project Director, Connecticut Region Recent inci­dents around the world remind us of the power of hate and vit­riol to per­me­ate our reli­gious, cul­tural and national bor­ders. ISIS con­tin­ues to expand its alliances and fear-mongering tac­tics.  The world is in many ways par­a­lyzed to see a way for­ward, and the need…
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BBYO W2Ac February 18, 2015

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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February 11, 2015

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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