Monthly Blog Archives: September 2014

Profile In Leadership: Adam Cohen

Name: Adam Cohen Occupation: Portfolio Manager Community: New York Region ADL Role:  Glass Leadership Institute Co-Chair, New York Regional Board, NGP   How did you get involved in ADL?   While I had always been aware of ADL’s work and respected its global vision, I hadn’t contemplated becoming actively involved.  Through happenstance, I became aware of the Glass Leadership Institute, which ended

ADL Welcomes the Glass Leadership Institute Class of 2015

This month ADL New York Region welcomed its Glass Leadership Institute (GLI) class of 2015. This year’s class of 21 participants is comprised of a diverse group of emerging leaders committed to the mission of ADL. Participants engage in nine months of dynamic, interactive sessions on a broad range of ADL topics. The culmination of GLI is the annual Shana

ISIS-Related Arrest In Rochester Underscores Online Radicalization

The online activ­ity of Mufid Elfgeeh, whose arrest for attempt­ing to pro­vide mate­r­ial sup­port for ter­ror, attempt­ing to kill U.S. sol­diers, and pos­ses­sion of firearms and silencers was made pub­lic this week by the U.S. Depart­ment of Jus­tice, under­scores the cen­tral­ity of the Inter­net in the rad­i­cal­iza­tion and recruit­ment process. Elfgeeh uti­lized mul­ti­ple online plat­forms includ­ing Twit­ter, Face­book, YouTube and the android appli­ca­tion What­sApp to

Profile In Leadership: Sandra and Erwin Pearl

“I strongly believe that a strong and politically well-connected ADL during the Hitler period would have saved many more Jewish lives, especially children. The ADL gives us a forum to confront anti-Semitism wherever we find it. So it is important for all of us, especially the younger generations, to be an active part of the ADL so their children never