June 11, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League, in conjunction with the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, ran a statewide security seminar titled “Protecting Your Jewish Institution” in West Hartford last week. More than 40 Jewish community professionals and lay leaders attended from across Connecticut. Two of ADL’s national security experts traveled to West…
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May 8, 2015

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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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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