Antisemitic Incidents in Nevada Increase by 64%; United States Reaches All-Time High in 2021

Contact: Laura Fennell Director of Communications Strategy, ADL West (310) 633-1435 lfennell@adl.org — Jolie Brislin ADL Nevada Regional Director (702) 862-8600 Cases of antisemitic harassment (one of three types of incidents) increased 173% in Nevada with notable increases in attacks against Jewish institutions and schools across the U.S. Las Vegas, NV, April 26, 2022 … ADL’s annual Audit of Antisemitic

ADL Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2021

Antisemitic incidents reported to ADL reached an all-time high of 2,717 in the United States last year – an average of more than seven incidents per day and a 34 percent increase year over year, including assaults, harassment and vandalism. This is the highest number on record since ADL began tracking antisemitic incidents in 1979.

New Antisemitism Uncovered Video Series

ADL’s new Antisemitism Uncovered video series was created to explain and combat the most prevalent antisemitic myths. The videos are a companion to Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era, ADL’s comprehensive resource with historical context, fact-based descriptions of the myths, contemporary examples and calls-to-action for addressing this hate. The first video on the myth of

Jolie Brislin named Jewish Communal Professional of the Year by Jewish Nevada

Mazel tov, Jolie! We are proud to announce that Jolie Brislin, ADL Nevada Regional Director, has been named Jewish Communal Professional of the Year by Jewish Nevada. The Jewish Communal Professional of the Year Award is presented annually to an outstanding community professional and is awarded with participation in the JPro professional development conference in May. Jolie’s distinguished accomplishments for 2021 included

ADL Nevada, partners tackling bilateral hate (Op-ed)

GUEST COLUMN: ADL Nevada, partners tackling bilateral hate By Jolie Brislin Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021 | 2 a.m. “I think I experienced antisemitism today.” This is not something I expected to hear when I asked my fifth-grader how his school day was. My son went on to say that his classmates began asking each other what religion they followed. When

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ADL Welcomes Deborah Lipstadt as Antisemitism Envoy

New York, NY, May 10, 2022 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today welcomed Dr. Deborah Lipstadt’s swearing in as the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism. “We’re thrilled to finally be able to congratulate Ambassador Lipstadt on her new position,” said Jonathan A. Greenblatt, ADL CEO. “As recent research from ADL and many of our partners globally

ADL Statement on Postponement of Vote on Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

New York, NY, April 26, 2022 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) released the following statement concerning reports that an upcoming House vote on the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act was postponed: “Domestic terrorism is a top security threat, according to the intelligence community, law enforcement, and independent organizations like ADL.  Because of this, we strongly reiterate our calls to promptly pass the Domestic

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Extremists Target LGBTQ+ Community During Pride Month

Published: 06.15.2022 Extremism, Terrorism & Bigotry Extremism From: Center on Extremism Extremists Target LGBTQ+ Community During Pride Month With Pride month in full swing, extremists are making news by targeting LGBTQ+ events, groups and people. The ADL Center on Extremism (COE) has tracked a spate of extremist activity around Pride celebrations nationwide, fueled in part by the claim that members of

You Don’t Need a Map to Find Antisemitism

By Jonathan A. Greenblatt Last week an anti-Zionist group called BDS Boston promoted an initiative from an anonymous organization called “The Mapping Project” that recently released a graphic that depicted what they claimed are the interconnected nodes of “Zionism, Policing and Empire” around the state of Massachusetts. Among their targets: a Jewish high school, an arts collaborative, a coordinating body of synagogues, Harvard