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  • Op-Ed: Shout down the Sharia myth makers

    Regarding a “creeping Sharia law, ” responsible, free-thinking Americans must be careful to distinguish between the true threats to our freedoms and identifying their sources, and those who loudly declaim against phantom threats that don’t really exist, writes the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.

  • Op-Ed: Proposed Dutch ban on ritual slaughter is unfair, ill advised

    Aside from the potential practical consequences, the Dutch parliament’s adoption of a bill that effectively would prohibit shechitah would indirectly, but indisputably, convey a message of intolerance for traditional Judaism and for those who observe Jewish dietary laws, writes the head of the Anti-Defamation League.

  • Op-Ed: Response to fire illuminates challenges for Israel

    Some argue that Israel’s very existence is the problem for many of its critics, but the picture is more complicated, and the response of many nations to Israel’s plea for help with the Carmel fire is the tip of the iceberg, the ADL’s Abraham Foxman writes.

  • Op-Ed: Speak out against anti-Muslim bigotry

    By standing up, speaking out, saying no to religious bigotry, we can help restore respect and civility in America, writes the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.

  • Op-Ed: Take the ‘Nazi’ out of Arizona criticism

    Political leaders on both sides of the aisle, and on both sides of the immigration debate or whatever the hot-button issue of the day, must refrain from bringing Nazis or the Holocaust into the discussion, as happens too regularly now, ADL head Abraham Foxman writes.

  • Op-Ed: A precarious moment in Catholic-Jewish relations

    Two documents approved recently by America’s Catholic bishops are a one-two punch against a continuing trust in the permanence of the Catholic Church’s reform in its teachings about Jews, Abraham Foxman writes.

  • Op-Ed: The importance of the pope’s visit to Israel

    The leader of the Anti-Defamation League defends Pope Benedict XVI, saying his recent visit to the Middle East was good for Israel and the Jewish people.

  • Op-Ed: Venezuela should repair its ties to Jewish community

    President Hugo Chavez must realize that demonizing Israel has given anti-Semites in his country the opportunity to use the Jewish community as a proxy of Israel, writes the Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman.

  • Op-Ed: Anti-Semitism: Combating a global pandemic

    ADL leader Abraham Foxman, returning from a London meeting on anti-Semitism, says he sees a willingness and commitment by some in the international community to put up a united front against bigotry and hatred.

  • Too much religion in campaigns

    There have been increasing signs that the presidential race will present the American public with a profoundly unsettling infusion of religion and religiosity, says the director of the Anti-Defamation League.