Particularly during the Jewish High Holidays, the Florida ADL office receives frequent inquires about whether employees have any legal rights to take time off for religious observances.  Federal, as well as many state and local, laws provide employees with certain rights to accommodations for religious observances.  These rights, however, are by no means absolute, and…
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September 19, 2014

This week ADL and the Broward Sheriff’s Office held a pre-High Holiday Security Conference for Broward County Jewish Institutions. More than 80 representatives and law enforcement officials were in attendance. ADL Florida Regional Director Hava Holzhauer emceed the program. Several BSO representatives spoke, including Colonel Steve Kinsey – a graduate of ADL’s Advanced Training School…
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At the September 10th opening meeting of the Anti-Defamation League’s Professional Advisory Committee Lunch Series, Founding Co-Chair Adam Bankier and Past Co-Chair Alan Rosenthal received awards in recognition of their outstanding leadership and contributions to the League. To learn more about the PAC and how you can get involved, click here or contact Debbie Hammer, Director of…
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September 11, 2014

This week, ADL held its annual pre-High Holiday Security Conference for Jewish Institutions in Miami-Dade County at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Approximately 100 participants representing more than 20 Jewish institutions in Miami-Dade County and nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies were represented at the conference.         This year, the conference time was…
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