NEWS

The Bergen Record: Pascack Valley schools chief to meet with Anti-Defamation League on reports of bias incidents

The schools superintendent for Pascack Valley High School said Saturday he planned to meet next week with representatives of the Anti-Defamation League, in the wake of reports that five students had been suspended for making gestures and remarks that were constructed as white supremacist. School Superintendent Erik Gundersen said the meeting would take Thursday and…
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The Bergen Record: 5 Pascack Valley H.S. students disciplined for ‘racially charged’ slurs

The Anti-Defamation League said it was notified about the issue on Thursday by a parent at the school. It responded with a letter on Friday expressing “alarm over allegations of racial and ethnic bias by a student-led white supremacist club” at the high school. Joshua Cohen, director of the ADL’s New Jersey regional office, said…
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BLOG POSTS

Anti-Semitic Incidents on College Campuses in 2015

After the alarm­ing anti-Semitic inci­dent at UCLA ear­lier this year, the national discussion about the prob­lem of anti-Semitism on col­lege cam­puses continues. While such inci­dents are cer­tainly dis­turb­ing, it is important to note that these inci­dents are rel­a­tively rare, and the vast major­ity of Jew­ish stu­dents report feeling safe on their cam­puses. When such inci­dents…
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Born This Way Foundation Receives ADL’s Making a Difference Award

The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Making a Difference Award was presented today to Born This Way Foundation in recognition of its work championing positive social change. The nonprofit organization – co-founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta – is dedicated to supporting the wellness of young people and empowering them to create a kinder and braver…
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EVENTS

The Emerging Iran Nuclear Deal

Unsure about how secure Israelis, Americans, and our allies will be if the current agreement is signed? Concerned over the apparent disconnect between Israel, our Arab Allies, the U.S Congress, and the Administration? Confused by the barrage of differing opinions in the media? You’re invited to attend this meeting to hear the facts from experts and learn how you can impact the outcome….
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ADL New Jersey Region Annual Meeting


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