ADL Spearheads Community Response to Hate Speech

James Rund, an ASU administrator who oversees student services at all four ASU campuses, issued a statement with Jake Bennett, director of the Anti-Defamation League in Arizona, and well as representatives from ASU Undergraduate Student Government, ASU Police, Hillel ASU, Tempe Interfaith and 21 other co-signers against recent hate speech….
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ADL Initiates Community Statement Against Hate Speech

“After a series of hate speech incidents that took place recently in Mesa and Tempe, Jake Bennett, the new regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with Arizona State University administration to formulate a response. They came up with a three-step plan. The steps are: distribute a joint statement from community leaders denouncing hate speech and promoting an inclusive community; develop forums about how to promote multiculturalism; and have the ADL provide training to ASU police. Below is the joint statement.” – Jewish News…
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ADL at Solidarity Prayer Circle at Tempe Mosque

ADL participated last Sunday in Arizona Interfaith Movement’s Solidarity Prayer Circle. In response to recent hate speech activity directed against the Muslim community of Tempe, local citizens gathered in for a solidarity prayer circle outside Tempe’s mosque. People of Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Bahai faith joined hands in a circle, and each in turn contributed…
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Celebrating 67 Years of Israel’s Independence

Happy birthday to the State of Israel! On Sunday, Scottsdale celebrated 67 years of Israel’s independence with music, food and games for the whole family. Thank you to the Scottsdale Federation and JCC. ADL was proud to be a part of it.  …
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