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St. Louis Jewish Light

Karen Aroesty

ADL leader Karen Aroesty: Turning the page on a career fighting hate

KAREN AROESTY April 8, 2021

Having devoted fully half of my adult life to professional and lay leadership of the Anti-Defamation League’s work in our region, it is time for me to pursue other challenges in the arena of social and community justice. It is a departure laced with...

Karen Aroesty

Longtime ADL regional director to leave post on May 31

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF April 2, 2021

Karen Aroesty, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, will be leaving the Jewish anti-bias, non-governmental agency on May 31 “to pursue other challenges in the arena of social and community justice,” she explained. Aroesty, a member of...

The Anti-Semitism Virus Expands

The Anti-Semitism Virus Expands

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL May 22, 2020

As if the worldwide pandemic of the COVID-19 virus is not enough to contend with, the Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of anti-Semitic incidents confirms our fears that age-old Jew-hatred is on the rise in our country.The ADL, the oldest anti-bigotry...

Maxine Clark and Bob Fox

ADL to honor Maxine Clark and Bob Fox at Liberty Award Gala

October 11, 2018

The Anti-Defamation League will honor Maxine Clark and Bob Fox at its 2018 Torch of Liberty Award Gala on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Torch of Liberty Award celebrates “those who, by word or deed, seek to preserve our heritage of liberty, freedom, equality...

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