Monthly Blog Archives: May 2015

Anti-Semitic Incidents on College Campuses in 2015

After the alarm­ing anti-Semitic inci­dent at UCLA ear­lier this year, the national discussion about the prob­lem of anti-Semitism on col­lege cam­puses continues. While such inci­dents are cer­tainly dis­turb­ing, it is important to note that these inci­dents are rel­a­tively rare, and the vast major­ity of Jew­ish stu­dents report feeling safe on their cam­puses. When such inci­dents do occur, they are gen­er­ally

#MyADLStory: 2015 National Leadership Summit

A blog by Brooke Feldman, 2015 National Leadership Summit Participant and Glass Leader: A week ago, I was sitting on a train, on my way to Washington D.C. to attend my first ADL Summit. As a Glass Leadership Institute participant, I was prepped with information on what the Summit brings to a young professional like myself and how it will

Young Leaders from New York at ADL’s 2015 National Leadership Summit

Each year, hundreds of leaders from across the country join together at ADL’s National Leadership Summit to learn how to advance the League’s mission of “stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all.” The 2015 Summit, held May 3-5 in Washington, D.C., brought together world leaders, foreign policy experts and civil rights luminaries to brief

Profile in Leadership: Rebecca Shomair

Name: Rebecca Shomair Community: NY Region (moved to San Francisco Region in May 2015) ADL Roles: 2012- current: Founder & Chair of ADL ArtWorks (save the date for NYC event June 4) 2014 – 2015: NY Regional Board member 2014 – 2015: 2020 Member and Marketing Chair 2009 – 2015: NGP Board Member 2009 & 2010 – Imagine Gala Committee

ADL Long Island’s Inaugural Outreach Event

On Thursday, April 30, over 250 guests gathered at Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation to hear ADL National Director Abe Foxman speak about “Crisis Rising: Global Anti-Semitism.” Abe was introduced by longtime friend and Long Island Advisory Committee chair Lou Karol. Host Committee Chair Helene Lurie opened the evening. Abe’s remarks emphasized current trends in Europe, and the critical importance of governments