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Bridging the Gap Between Secular and Religious in Israeli Society

Rabbi Dov Lipman, a Member of the Israeli Knesset with the Yesh Atid party, addressed a diverse audience of leaders in the Jewish community at ADL National Headquarters.  MK Lipman focused on Israel’s direction following the recent national elections and the rise of his political party, Yesh Atid.  MK Lipman discussed Yesh Atid’s agenda for the 19th Knesset, which includes

Call for Applications: Summer Associates Research Program

We are currently soliciting applications from law firms to participate in the annual Summer Associate Research Program.  Participating law firms will expose young attorneys to the importance of pro bono work and provide ADL with cutting-edge legal research on civil rights issues.  Law firms will select and supervise their summer associates to prepare short and final memoranda on research topics

The Boundaries of Religious Freedom Expanded at the 19th Annual Edward Brodsky Legal Conference

The ADL Lawyers Division held its 19th annual Edward Brodsky Legal Conference on March 5 at The Times Center. The topic, The Boundaries of Religious Freedom: Choices, Mandates and Liberties was moderated by Professor Noah Feldman, Bemis Professor at Harvard Law School.  The talk focused on situations where a religious or religiously-affiliated individual or entity is engaged in secular activities and

Profile in Leadership – Robert J. Kelly, Westchester Intelligence Center

  Name: Robert J. Kelly Community: Westchester, New York Occupation: Executive Director, Westchester Intelligence Center ADL Role: Member, ADL’s Law Enforcement Advisory Council & participant, ADL’s Counter-Terrorism Seminar in Israel       1.     What is your earliest memory of ADL? I recall with pristine clarity sitting in a high school freshman social studies class as our teacher imparted a

Profile in Leadership ― John B. Harris

• Name: John B. Harris • Community: Westchester, New York • Occupation: Attorney – Partner at Stillman & Friedman P.C. • ADL Role: Chair, New York Regional Board   1.     What is your earliest memory of ADL?  Growing up in a largely non-Jewish part of the Midwest, I have memories of ADL’s name being invoked whenever serious acts of anti-Semitism took place.  But I