ADL Audit: Florida Sees Dramatic Increase In Anti-Semitic Vandalism, Harassment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lonny Wilk (561)988-2917 or (cell) 954-235-1489 Boca Raton, Fla, June 22, 2016 … According to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today, there were 91 verified incidents of anti-Semitism in Florida in 2015, marking a significant increase of incidents over the previous year’s 70 incidents. Florida’s
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Letter To The Editor In The Ledger: Do better on hate crimes

Do better on hate crimes   The Ledger Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. A recent Ledger editorial reflects a profound misunderstanding about the nature of hate crimes, as well as errs on reporting requirements in Florida [“A better solution to hate crimes,” June 7]. Although it is correct that under federal law
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ADL Urges Gov. Scott To Issue Executive Order Prohibiting Public Anti-LGBT Discrimination

In the aftermath of the horrific attack at the Pulse club in Orlando,  and as part of the 50 States Against Hate initiative, ADL sent a letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott urging him to issue an executive order ‘prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people in all state employment, contracts and grants, facilities, housing, colleges and
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United For Orlando

ADL has taken part in dozens of vigils for the victims of Orlando – sponsoring, attending, and presenting. Hundreds of supporters packed The Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale for a unqiue vigil on Friday, June 17th, for the victims of the attack in Orlando. In her remarks, ADL Florida Regional Director Holzhauer said, “The problem of
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Community Memorial – 22nd Anniversary of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires Bombing

ADL is proud to co-sponsor this important community event, led by our partners at American Jewish Committee. Robert Rabil, Ph. D., Department of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University will be the featured speaker at the program, discussing the pressing issue of domestic and international threats of radical Islamic terrorism. Also speaking at the event
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United With Orlando – Standing For Equality

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