April 28, 2016

Leo Gottenger, son of ADL Florida Regional Board Member Patricia Gottenger, recently made a tzedakah contribution to ADL through his school and the Commission for Jewish Education of Palm Beach County’s Teen Tzedakah Project.  Leo said, “The first time I heard of the Anti-Defamation League was when a spokesperson came to my school to talk to…
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April 21, 2016

In the wake of incidents in the fall of 2015 in which racist and anti-Semitic flyers were posted on University of Central Florida campus structures and dormitories, ADL partnered with the UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Central Florida Hillel for a unique community discussion: The Power Of Symbols: When Hate Visits Our Community. …
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ADL Senior Assoc. Regional Director Yael Hershfield, Principal Bayer, Anti-bullying Week Coordinator Judi Oltmans, student leaders Sonia Chan and Taylor Horan, and Student Government Advisor Andrew Curry

On April 12th, Pembroke Pines Charter High School was officially designated as an ADL No Place For Hate® school. The ceremony took place at the Pembroke Pines Library, and included remarks delivered by Mr. Angelo Castillo, Pembroke Pines City Commissioner.  The No Place For Hate® initiative at this school has been spearheaded by senior student Taylor…
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50-states-against-hate-480x270 April 20, 2016

On April 15th, 150 law enforcement professionals from the northern Florida and southern Georgia attended an Anti-Defamation League Domestic Extremism and Hate Crimes Training in Tallahassee. This important training was co-sponsored with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Florida Public Safety Institute.  ADL staff covered Hate Crimes: Elements, Impact & Offenders, The State of the…
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