Abraham H. Foxman,
National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
since 1987, is world-renowned as a leader in the fight against anti-Semitism, bigotry and discrimination. He is the co-author of Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and author of Jews & Money: The Story of a Stereotype (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and the Myth of Jewish Control (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007) and Never Again? The Threat of the New Anti-Semitism (HarperSanFrancisco, 2003).
In the forefront of major issues of the day, including the rise of global anti-Semitism, the war on terrorism, church/state issues, religious intolerance and issues relating to the Holocaust, he consistently speaks out against hatred and violence wherever they occur.
Barry Curtiss-Lusher, elected National Chair of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in November 2012, has been actively involved in ADL for more than three decades. A businessman and community leader in Denver, Colorado, Mr. Curtiss-Lusher has held a series of national leadership positions with ADL, including Development Chair, Vice Chair of Development & Regional Operations, and Chair of the Nominating Committee. He has served on ADL's National Commission since 1993, and as a member of the National Executive Committee, the League's highest policymaking body, since 2000.
He has participated in many leadership delegations abroad, including Israel, Europe, Turkey, Jordan, Poland and the United Arab Emirates.