New Orleans Mayor blasts Jindal with counter executive order

Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an Executive Order last week that he hopes clarifies to the nation that New Orleans is a welcoming city.  That discrimination in any form is not tolerated. After Governor Bobby Jindal signed an Executive Order into law last week, Allison Padilla-Goodman, ADL South-Central Regional Director, said the following: “This sends a…
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Fallout far-reaching to Jindal’s Religious Freedom Act

BATON ROUGE, La. — The weight of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Religious Freedom Act has yet to be determined, but opposition to the controversial executive order has been swift and pervasive. The executive order prevents state agencies from penalizing people for their religious belief in traditional marriage between a man and a woman. Thursday, New Orleans…
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Jonathan Greenblatt Joins ADL as National Director

Today begins a new chapter in the history of the ADL, as Jonathan Greenblatt, a social entrepreneur and former White House director of social innovation, joins the organization as our fifth national director. On his first day on the job, Jonathan is humbled and excited to lead this national institution deep into its next century….
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National Youth Leadership Mission Students Take Part in Annual New Orleans Yom Hashoah Memorial Program

The 2014 Donald R. Mintz Delegates to ADL’s National Youth Leadership Mission performed at the annual Yom Hashoah community-wide Holocaust Memorial Program at the JCC. The students paid tribute to Holocaust survivors by reading memories of their experiences and lighting candles to symbolize the continuance of their memories to future generations. The students were honored…
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