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ADL DEEPLY TROUBLED BY REPEAL OF LGBT ANTI-DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Karen Aroesty karoesty@adl.org St. Louis, MO, April 8, 2015 . . . The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed deep concern regarding the repeal of a Springfield, Missouri ordinance that extended the city’s anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community.  Karen Aroesty, ADL Missouri / Southern Illinois Regional Director, issued the following statement:…
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ADL APPLAUDS JACK DANFORTH FOR STRONG STAND AGAINST ANTI-SEMITISM

          St. Louis, MO, March 3…The Anti-Defamation League applauds former US Senator John Danforth, who in delivering the eulogy today at the funeral of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich condemned in the strongest terms the anti-Semitism expressed in the apparent “whispering campaign” about Schweich’s Jewish family heritage.  Karen Aroesty, ADL regional…
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BLOG POSTS

Tell Your Senators to Stand Up Against Global Anti-Semitism Now

This is a critical time for the Senate to speak out against the rise of shocking and violent anti-Semitic attacks in Europe….
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Getting Rid of Structural Racism: St. Louis Post Dispatch 8/19/2014

STRUCTURAL RACISM Getting rid of structural racism August 19, 2014 12:00 am  •  Karen J. Aroesty   For decades, structures have existed that created and sustained Ferguson’s damaged relationship with its police. They have quietly worked their magic, and brought about the shooting of Michael Brown. They are the structures that create unequal and overwhelmingly…
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EVENTS

Inquiry Into Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust

    The Holocaust serves as the historical background for examining the role of the bystander. Professor Guiora, whose parents are survivors, seeks to highlight how bystanders enhance the actions of the aggressor and to recommend a model whereby a “duty to act” is imposed on those who stand and observe. This program is approved for 1.8…
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