ADL Audit: Anti-Semitic Incidents Declined 19 Percent Across The United States In 2013; Assaults Against Jews On Rise

The total number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States fell by 19 percent in 2013, continuing a decade-long downward slide and marking one of the lowest levels of incidents reported by the Anti-Defamation League since it started keeping records in 1979. ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, released today, reported a total of 751 incidents…
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Law Enforcement Honored by ADL for Combating Hate and Bigotry

Pictured: From left to right ADL’s Western State’s Council Michelle Deutchman along with Sherwood Prize honorees Assistant US Attorney Reema M. El-Amam of the Central District Of California, Senior Deputy District Attorney Kimberly Siegel of Santa Barbara County, and Senior Deputy District Attorney John Barrick of Ventura County.   The Anti-Defamation League held its annual…
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Online Terrorist Propaganda & The Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

In the year since the Boston Marathon bomb­ing, which resulted in three deaths and over 260 injuries, ter­ror­ists groups that jus­tify and sanc­tion vio­lence have inten­si­fied their efforts to reach, recruit and moti­vate home­grown extrem­ists by adapt­ing their mes­sages to new technology. Ter­ror­ist groups and their sup­port­ers are not only using social media and other…
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Take a look at ADL’s Current Events Classroom in honor of César Chávez Day!

The Current Events Classroom is a collection of timely and relevant brief lesson plans that assist K-12 educators in teaching news topics and other issues of the day. Each lesson helps students analyze the topic through an anti-bias, diversity and social justice lens. In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, ADL has created a curriculum for educators to use. WHO…
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Has your school become a “No Place for Hate®”?

The No Place for Hate® Initiative was created to provide communities with a solid framework for fighting all forms of hate and bigotry. The goal is to empower schools to create and/or implement programs that will actively promote respect for individual and group differences, while encouraging residents to speak out against hate and intolerance. How? It’s…
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No Place for Hate® Reception for SLO County!

The Anti-Defamation League of the Santa Barbara Tri-Counties is hosting its annual No Place for Hate® Reception for SLO County! Join us as we celebrate all our participating schools. Dowload the flyer here! To RSVP or to find out more details, please give our office a call at 805-564-6670 or email us at Congratulations to…
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