October 15, 2014

Thanks to the generosity of ADL Florida Regional Board Member Evan Yegelwel of Jacksonville, the Anti-Defamation League’s Florida Region is announcing the opening of applications for the 2015 Yegelwel Fellow program. This is a paid summer fellowship for University of Florida law students who will be entering their second or third year in Fall 2015, under…
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October 14, 2014

 ADL FLORIDA SUSTAINER CLUB Click here to watch David Aponte, You’re Not Alone “Desperate and alone, I tried to commit suicide.  And then at the time, in the moment I absolutely needed it most, the ADL came into my life.” “It was so bad, I came to think there was something terribly wrong with me. I…
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October 2, 2014

Mr. Christopher Souza, a teacher at Saint Lawrence Elementary School in North Miami Beach, participated in Bearing Witness™, a unique ADL professional development opportunity designed to provide Catholic school educators with the training and resources necessary to teach their students about the historical relationship between Jewish and Catholic communities and the impact of that relationship on Catholic teaching,…
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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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