Monthly Blog Archives: July 2015

Spotlight On: Rizwan Qureshi

Name: Rizwan Qureshi ADL Summer Intern Class of: 1998 Current Job: Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia How did you get involved in ADL? I was a peer educator in my high school and our program was run in conjunction with an ADL’s A World of Difference Institute (AWOD).  One of the

ADL New York Region Welcomes the 2015 Summer Interns

On Monday, July 6th, ADL New York Regional Office welcomed 12 extraordinary high school students to participate in this year’s A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute Summer Internship Program. The students come from a variety of racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, and were selected based on their leadership qualities and experience in ADL’s Peer Training and Peer Leadership Programs –both of

ADL and Hofstra University Hillel Hold Workshop for College Students to Learn Tools for Responding to Anti-Israel Bias on Campus

On July 29, 2015, ADL New York and Hofstra University Hillel hosted Words to Action: Empowering Jewish Students to Address Bias on Campus, an interactive workshop that provides students with effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias. Students from several colleges and universities attended the program, including Hofstra, Cornell, Skidmore, SUNY Buffalo and Brandeis. Discussions concentrated on defining anti-Semitism,

ADL Hosts The 8th Annual Charlotte and Jacques Wolf Educators Conference on Echoes and Reflections

The 8th Annual Charlotte and Jacques Wolf Educators Conference on Echoes and Reflections was held July 13 – 17, 2015 in New York at the Anti-Defamation League National Headquarters. Twenty-three educators convened from across the United States for a week of in-depth training on integrating Echoes and Reflections resources into their classrooms. Participants learned from Holocaust and genocide experts, survivors