ADL Condemns Abbas Plan to Sidestep Negotiations with Israel

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech at the United Nations in which he laid out a plan to sidestep direct negotiations with Israel and appealed to the international community to enable Palestinian aspirations. Marvin D. Nathan, ADL National Chair, and Jonathan A. Greenblatt, ADL CEO, issued the following statement:
Read more ▶

Iranian President’s Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories Must Be Condemned by the International Community

ADL: Anti-Semitic Statements by Iranian Leaders at the U.N. Are Nothing New The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called on world leaders at the U.N. to strongly condemn the anti-Semitism in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech before the United Nations General Assembly. In commenting on American compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, President Rouhani accused “Zionist pressure
Read more ▶


California White Supremacist Convicted of Murder

On August 11, 2016, a jury con­victed white suprema­cist Billy Ray Mount, of Clear­lake, Cal­i­for­nia, on charges of second-degree murder. Billy Ray Mount (Lake County Sheriff’s Office) Mount, 36, a mem­ber of the racist skin­head orga­ni­za­tion Volks­front, killed Steven Galvin in a drive-by shoot­ing on July 2, 2015, appar­ently in retal­i­a­tion for Galvin’s alleged theft
Read more ▶

Alarming Rate of Extremist Related Shootouts with Police in 2016

Since Jan­u­ary 2009, ADL has tracked 70 inci­dents in which shots were fired between police and domes­tic ide­o­log­i­cal extrem­ists. Eighty-four per­cent of those involved were pur­vey­ors of extreme right-wing ideologies. The July 17 attack on Baton Rouge police marks the ninth such inci­dent this year. With nine inci­dents year-to-date, verses a full-year aver­age of 8.5
Read more ▶


ADL Presents: “Turning Points: The Megan Phelps-Roper Story”

The “Turning Points” series began in March with Frank Meeink – the former Neo-Nazi who inspired the movie “American History X.” The series aims to highlight people that have made drastic changes in their lifestyles and worldviews, and that have become allies in the fight against hate and bigotry. The Anti-Defamation League is proud to
Read more ▶

The new chapter in Catholic–Jewish relations: Celebrating 50 years of Nostra Aetate

Learn more about Catholic-Jewish relations here:
Read more ▶