Posts Tagged ‘ADL’

Cherie Brown, founder and CEO of the National Coalition Building Institute in Silver Spring, Md., conducted an anti-Semitism training at U-M Hillel early this year. Credit: U-M Hillel

UPDATE: Israel Bias

U-M professor criticized for refusal to write recommendation letter for study in Israel. University of Michigan officials, administrators, students and alumni reacted with criticism to Professor John Cheney-Lippold’s decision to rescind an offer to write a letter of recommendation for a study abroad program when he realized the student wanted to study in Israel. Cheney-Lippold…

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One Day Against Hate

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor ADL organizes social media campaign. In 2017, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. rose 57 percent, the largest year-over-year increase on record since the ADL started tracking such data in 1979. The blame points in many directions. “No single group has the monopoly on morality, from white supremacists to…

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Editorial: It’s Past Time For A New Special Envoy To Combat Anti-Semitism

It’s been 500 days and counting since the United States had a Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism. It’s a shandah that the Trump administration has allowed this post to remain vacant for so long. Although the office is still listed on the State Department website, its final two remaining employees were reportedly reassigned in July…

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This flyer was found at a Ferndale church during Labor Day Weekend.

Hateful Message – at Ferndale Church

Anti-Semitic flyers found at Ferndale church The Anti-Defamation League Michigan office is working with local and federal investigative authorities to uncover who plastered a Ferndale church with anti-Semitic flyers during the Arts, Beats and Eats festival. The flyers were also found at businesses along Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak and streets in Southfield and Detroit…

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CC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Photo Credit: Lizz Cardwell/JCC

Let It Ride!

Above: JCC executive team members CFO Larry Poupard, Assistant Directors Judy Loebl and Heidi Budaj, COO Jeff Lasday and CEO Brian Siegel with JCC senior directors in the windows. Reimagined JCC is on the road with programming, collaborations outside its walls. Major changes have been afoot for nearly a year at the Jewish Community Center…

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Letters – April 26, 2018

Reaction To “New Book Highlights Anti-Semitism” It was with great interest that I read Mr. Falbaum’s article “New Book Highlights Anti-Semitism” (April 12, page 8). I was raised during the 1940s on Roselawn just north of Fenkell. We were the only Jewish family on the block and all but a few of the kids attended…

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Congregation B’nai Moshe Rabbi Shalom Kantor and PB & J teens at AIPAC

After The B’nai Mitzvah

PB & J Teens at B’nai Moshe continue building their Jewish identities. Today’s teens are inundated by “shoulds” — all the things they “should” be doing. These include constant academic pressure to excel, programs to build their “resume” for college and navigating the dynamics of our modern world. When do they get the opportunity to…

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