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

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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Words to Action: Empowering Jewish Students to Address Bias on Campus

Today, as traditional anti-Semitism continues, many college students also face another form of anti-Semitism, that which is fueled by anti-Israel sentiment. On many college campuses, bias against the State of Israel has become increasingly common. High profile academics, charismatic speakers, and influential student leaders have presented the Israeli-Palestinian situation in a one-sided manner, blaming the…
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EVENTS

School Climate and Anti-Bullying Conference

The 2015 Anti-Bullying & School Safety Conferences will serve as a venue for the most knowledgeable national scholars and practitioners to share their expertise on the prevention of bullying and the creation of safe, positive school climate and culture….
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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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