ADL HEADLINES: ADL Tip to Law Enforcement Leads to Arrest of Pennsylvania White Supremacist

  • April 22, 2019
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THE WEEK'S BIG 3

An ADL tip to law enforcement leads to the arrest of a Pennsylvania white supremacist who allegedly threatened to kill Jewish and black people; a coalition of Jewish groups calls on Israel not to annex the West Bank; and a university in Arkansas is catching heat for naming one of their scholarships after a Holocaust denier.

Read on for more on these headlines, news you can use to fight hate this week, and the latest info about ADL around the country.

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White Supremacist Praised NZ Shooting, Posted Edited Picture of Himself Shooting Jews

“Kauffman’s Minds profile was filled with references to other recent racist mass shootings, including the Charleston church shooting and the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, according to the Anti-Defamation League.” Daily Beast:

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+ ADL Blog on the suspect and how we alerted law enforcement

+ Potential White Supremacist Mass Murderer Arrested by FBI -- The Jerusalem Post
 

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Jewish Groups Join Letter Asking Trump to Oppose West Bank Annexation

“The warning that annexing territory would ‘create intense divisions in the United States was significant coming from the leadership of the two largest religious streams in the United States, with a combined membership that would constitute an overwhelming majority of synagogue-going Jewish Americans.’” JTA: 

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+ Read the letter

+ The ADL Opposes West Bank Annexation – Because We Are Zionists. -- Forward

 

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Arkansas Tech University Names Scholarship After Holocaust Denier

Arkansas Tech University Names Scholarship After Holocaust Denier
“In a letter, ADL, leaders of the Jewish Federation of Arkansas, and more than 40 national and international scholars in the field of Jewish studies condemned the naming of a scholarship at Arkansas Tech University in honor of Dr. Michael Link, citing a 2005 graduate seminar in which Professor Link taught Holocaust denial in the classroom.” ADL South Central:


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+ Read the letter

 

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