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SECURITY ADVISORY

SITUATIONAL OVERVIEW We are deeply saddened and troubled by the terrorist attacks that took place in Belgium, Brussels this morning. Two explosions were set off at the Brussels airport, and one at a subway station. As of this writing, according to Belgian media, more than 30 individuals were killed, and approximately 200 wounded. One of…
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USE OF CHARGED RHETORIC BY TOMS RIVER MAYOR “INCENDIARY,” ADL SAYS; CALLS APOLOGY INSUFFICIENT

Florham Park, NJ, March 17, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed disappointment in Toms River Mayor Tom Kelaher’s use of the word “invasion” when referring to the increased Orthodox Jewish population in the community, calling it, “incendiary.” Mayor Kelaher’s comments appeared in a March 14 Bloomberg article that delved into the recent tensions…
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Discussing The Election With Our Children

  Campaigns and elections are ripe with opportunity to discuss government, the electoral process, civics and history as well as the myriad of specific issues that are important to the public during any particular year, whether it’s a local or presidential election. This presidential election year, however, has left many feeling hesitant about how to…
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Finding the Balance: Countering Extremism and Combating Stereotypes

  Young people are exposed to news stories every day through social media, television, the Internet and overheard conversations among the adults in their lives. Terrorism and extremism are always in the news and can raise a wide range of emotions and questions. The topic can also be challenging to teach because the situation is…
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