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There is terrible irony in three Christians being gunned down by a former Ku Klux Klan grand dragon Sunday in anti-Semitic attacks at two Kansas Jewish centers. 655 more words

None of the Victims Allegedly Killed by White Supremacist Suspect Were Jewish

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) – A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. 842 more words

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Anti-Defamation League to Honor Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

The Anti-Defamation League will fete Roma Downey and Mark Burnett at its Entertainment Industry Dinner on May 8.

ADL national director Abraham Foxman will present Downey and Burnett with the Entertainment Industry Award for their ongoing commitment to the human rights org. 197 more words

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Antisemitism drops this year

(RNS) Continuing a decade-long drop, anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. declined by 19 percent, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s most recent annual audit.

“The falling number of incidents targeting Jews is another indication of just how far we have come in finding full acceptance in society, and it is a reflection of how much progress our country has made shunning bigotry and hatred,” said Abraham Foxman, national director of the ADL. 231 more words

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Drop In Anti-Semitic Incidents In The State Last Year

BOCA RATON (AP) — For the fourth consecutive year, the number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in the state has dropped.

In their annual report, released Tuesday, the Anti-Defamation League said there were 68 anti-Semitic incidents in the state last year, mostly in South Florida. 134 more words

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Homeland Security To Cut NYPD Bomb Detection Funding After Obama Says NYC Nuclear Blast Bigger Concern Than Russia

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The NYPD may be forced to make do as the Department of Homeland Security announces massive budget cuts to its bomb detection program. 679 more words

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