January 27, 2016

ADL facilitators led an interactive discussion for college students at The Conservative Synagogue in Westport on January 4th. The Words to Action program helps empower Jewish students to address anti-Israel and anti-Semitic bias on campus through knowledge, skills and resources. Students learned “the difference between anti-Israel, anti-Semitism, and anti-Zionism and how they sometimes overlap but…
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Superintendent Ganon speaking with Stamford Police December 3, 2015

Israeli Police Commander Ofer Ganon met with the command staff of the Stamford Police. Ganon, who is the top ranking law enforcement official for Jerusalem’s Holy Places is in charge of security for the Western Wall, the Al- Aqsa Mosque and the Holy Sepulchre. He shared best police practices on counter-terrorism, preventing hate crimes and…
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November 18, 2015

Hamden, CT, November 18, 2015 . . .  The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today strongly condemned the reported shots fired at the Baitul Aman mosque in Meriden.  According to reports, multiple gunshots were fired at the mosque several hours after Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris. There were no reported injuries.     “We hope that communities throughout…
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November 12, 2015

Published: November 8, 2015 | Last Modified: November 8, 2015 07:13AM By Ken Liebeskind Special to the Record-Journal NORTH HAVEN — Westport resident Anita Ron Schorr, an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor, spoke about her experience at Quinnipiac University in North Haven on Oct. 28 at an event co-sponsored by the QU School of Education and the…
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September 18, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League commends Rev. Barbara Fast and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation (UUC) for their support of the local LGBT community. After the burning of two rainbow flags over the past six weeks outside of the UUC church in Danbury, Rev. Fast announced that her congregation will raise a third flag this coming Sunday. “You…
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