with-jews-we-lose-campaign-signs-kentucky-2014 March 30, 2015

The number of documented anti-Semitic incidents in Connecticut decreased in 2014, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents. A total of 23 incidents were reported across the state, down from 31 incidents in 2013. “We use the audit to help us understand anti-Semitic trends in Connecticut and throughout the United States…
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March 13, 2015

The Anti-Defamation League will honor Anne Tyler Calabresi, Dr. Gloria Holmes and Sydney A. Perry at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2015 Greater New Haven Torch of Liberty Award Reception, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, in Woodbridge, Conn. The Torch of Liberty Award is presented annually to outstanding citizens whose extraordinary work has helped to…
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February 10, 2015

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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February 6, 2015

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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Statewide-ed-conf-photo-480x270 December 17, 2014

The Anti-Defamation League and the Connecticut Association of Schools cosponsored a statewide school climate conference at Newington High School on Dec. 11 titled “Student Centered Approaches to Improving School Climate On and Offline.” More than 140 students and 40 advisors attended, representing more than 20 schools from across Connecticut. During the opening session of the…
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