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New Jersey Jewish News: ADL ‘alarmed’ by anti-Muslim bigotry

The Anti-Defamation League issued a statement saying it was “alarmed” by harassing letters and voice mails reported by a mosque in Jersey City. According to reports, the Al Tawheed Islamic Center in Jersey City received at least one threatening letter as well as voice mail messages last month that included disparaging comments about Muslims. The…
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ADL Alarmed By Harassing Messages Targeting Jersey City Mosque

Florham Park, NJ, December 11, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) was alarmed by a recent spate of harassing letters and voicemails left for a Mosque in Jersey City and the recent rise in anti-Muslim violence and rhetoric across the country. According to reports, the Al Tawheed Islamic Center in Jersey City received a number…
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After Spike in Islamaphobia, ADL Releases Resources to Combat Anti-Muslim Bias

After the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and San Bernardino, California, there has been an increase in incidents targeting the Muslim community and those who are perceived to be Muslim. ADL has created a number of resources to help families, educators and community members challenge anti-Muslim bias, including: Myths and Facts about Muslim People…
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2015: Deadliest Year For Domestic Extremist Violence in Past 20 Years

ADL released a new report detailing the toll of human lives taken this past year by extremists in the U.S. Murder and Extremism in the United States in 2015 reports that at least 52 people were killed by homegrown extremists in the U.S. in the past 12 months, representing more than the two previous years (23 in…
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