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Israel’s war against Hamas terror, rising anti-Semitism in Europe, the shootings at the Overland Park, Kansas Jewish community center, a noticeable rise in anti-Israel activity on U.S. college campuses, and the proliferation of anti-Jewish hate speech on the Internet topped ADL's annual list of top issues affecting Jews in 2014.
To assist public schools and other government institutions to navigate sensitive issues raised by the December holiday season, ADL provided informative materials on appropriate displays and practices to public school educators and other officials on how to respect religious diversity while also complying with constitutional requirements, often referred to as the “December Dilemma.”
"For five long years, Mr. Gross’ incarceration has been used by the Cuban government for political purposes on issues that had nothing to do with him and his alleged activities. Over these years, Judy Gross was an indefatigable advocate for her husband, never letting the world forget about Alan, and we extend our good wishes to Mr. Gross as he rejoins his family and rebuilds his health and life."
Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, from an article in The Jewish Week on the release of American subcontractor Alan Gross from Cuba.
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