White House Visit July 25, 2013

Date: July 23, 2013 Maryam Farooq, a 2013 ADL Summer Intern, became the youngest person to be honored by President Barack Obama with the 5,000th “Point of Light” award because of her work with ADL’s No Place For Hate® initiative. In 2011, Maryam founded a school chapter of No Place for Hate at her middle school and…
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July 22, 2013

Date: July 22, 2013   The number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York State increased in 2012, ranking the state first in the nation for the overall number of anti-Jewish incidents, according to newly issued statistics from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents counted a total of 248 incidents statewide in 2012, representing…
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June 28, 2013

Date: June 28, 2013   The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced the election of Gregg M. Mashberg as its new board chair of the New York region.  A prominent litigation partner in the Manhattan law firm of Proskauer Rose LLP, Mr. Mashberg has been actively involved with ADL for more than 10 years.  He was elected to serve…
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This week at ADL we advocated for (and celebrated) the passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act in the Senate. We hosted the Verdict: ADL Amicus Briefs of the 2012 – 2013 Supreme Court Term for our Young Lawyers Division where we reviewed the various amicus briefs we took part in…
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June 21, 2013

Date: June 21, 2013 In the wake of recent hate crimes in New York City, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, hosted a public forum on New York State’s hate crimes law on June 14.  ADL was invited by the Senator to testify at the hearing…
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