Anti Defamation League

Latest Articles

Stuck in the middle with you

The middle isn't such a bad place to be much of the time — perhaps it's even the best place to be most of the time.
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  February 04, 2011

Review: Defamation

Yoav Shamir, a young Israeli documentarian, goes off to America and Eastern Europe with a camera and a question: is anti-Semitism an important concern today for Jews, or are those anxious about it being unduly paranoid?
Documentary takes on anti-Semitism
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 04, 2009

Father Feeney

Leonard Feeney, a defrocked Jesuit priest and pretty much of a legend in this city as a result of the “sermons” he preached on the Common every Sunday without fail for eight years, from 1949 to 1957, attracting sometimes as many as a thousand people to
A Heretic Courted By The Church
By DAVE O'BRIAN  |  October 09, 2009

Jews and Latinos get cozy

While US Senate Republicans dropped politically prudent bombshells on Sonia Sotomayor during her Supreme Court–nomination hearings this week, watchdogs from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Latino Professional Network (LPN) kept extra close ears
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 17, 2009

Scared silent

Dr. Walid Fitaihi’s departure from and return to the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) were stories worth reporting.
Three lawsuits have been dropped, but local media still seems reluctant to tackle the Islamic Society of Boston
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 19, 2007

Prescriptions for pot

Smoking a joint can be a better and more effective way of easing chronic pain than the use of prescription narcotics such as OxyContin and morphine.
It is time to make the medical use of marijuana legal. Plus, genocide and the ADL
By EDITORIAL  |  August 22, 2007


The media’s worst nightmare?

Many of those familiar with his work tend to see him as the real deal — a passionate, sincere, and surprisingly idealistic advocate who is no fun to face across the aisle.
Howard Cooper is quickly making a name for himself as the city’s go-to guy for libel
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  June 07, 2006

By any other name

From being physically harassed in my middle-class catholic high school in the mid 1960s to being assaulted in boston’s outdoor cruising areas, i’ve seen a lot of anti-gay violence up close.
Gauging the distance between a horrific attack and a hate crime
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  February 10, 2006

Urban warfare

Urban Outfitters is no stranger to controversial T-shirts.
Johnny Cupcakes gets his shirt ripped off
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 20, 2006