Posts Tagged ‘ADL’

ADL Calls on Tlaib to Explain Picture with Israel-hating Terror Supporter

By David Jablinowitz, World Israel News The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to “clarify” her appearance together with a virulently anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activist. ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said Thursday: “Days ago, Rashida Tlaib was photographed at an event with Abbas Hamideh, a man who has praised terrorist groups Hamas…

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Damon Joseph, 21, a man with dark hair and glasses and a large beard.

Terror Threat Near Toledo

Ohio man arrested for threatening attack on local synagogues. Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor A 21-year-old man from Holland, Ohio, was arrested by the FBI Friday, Dec. 7, for planning an attack on local synagogues. FBI agents arrested Damon M. Joseph after he took possession of two semi-automatic rifles to allegedly be used in his attack…

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Bloomfield Hills High School exterior showing brick and glass building and raised American flag

Hate Speech

Bloomfield Hills High School looks at restorative methods to heal its culture. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer Since the start of the school year, the taunts about being Jewish among ninth-graders in Bloomfield Hills High School occur at such a frequent basis that no one thought to report them. This is how one Jewish student, who…

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ADL: More Than 1.8 Million People Voted for Extremists

According to the ADL, more than 1.8 million Americans voted for known extremists and bigots who were running for national offices in the Nov. 6 election. In races for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House, extremists pulled in, on average, 29 percent percent of the vote, according to the ADL’s calculations. “It’s important to acknowledge…

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No Hate spelled out in Scrabble letters

Essay: Our Lens Post-Oct. 27, 2018

With fresh wounds in our hearts over the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh, how can American Jews ever see things the same from now on? How can we not view the future a bit differently or look to the past and not re-examine acts of anti-Semitism or the silence of those who tolerated it? Our lens…

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Jewish Detroit Community Vigil For Pittsburgh

Tomorrow at 6 p.m., Hazon Detroit, The Well, Repair The World: Detroit, Detroit City Moishe House, Detroit Jews for Justice, the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, NEXTGen Detroit, the JCRC/AJC Detroit and the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will host a vigil for the fallen victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue…

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Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism.

Standing Strong

Students, parents react to incidences of anti-Israel, anti-Semitic stances at U-M. Above: Senior Alexa Smith, a graphic arts student in U-M’s Stamps School of Art & Design, created her own image to counter the anti-Semitic depiction that offended her at a mandatory art lecture series. She spoke to U-M administrators about the university adopting the International…

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image from Emory Douglas slide showing Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler saying "guilty of genocide” and giving a definition of genocide at the bottom of the artwork as "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

Crossing A Line

Artist’s lecture features slide of his work equating Netanyahu with Hitler. Above: Emory Douglas showed this slide of his work during an Oct. 4 Stamps Speaker Series lecture from the U-M School of Art & Design. Credit: Alexa Smith/Facebook Emory Douglas, a California graphic artist and former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, drew the…

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#weareoneday: a day against hate

It seems like hate is on the rise in the country. What can we do to turn the tide on hate, bigotry, and bias? The ADL says we can try to understand each other better. The ADL is joining with others inside and outside the Jewish community today, Oct. 1, to sponsor “One Day Against…

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