Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith

  • New York, NY
  • http://www.adl.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League is one of the nation's premier civil rights agencies, combating anti-Semitism, prejudice and bigotry, defending democratic ideals and safeguarding civil rights for all. Through its monitoring, research/analysis publications, programs and services, and network of regional and international offices, ADL works to build bridges of communication, understanding and respect among diverse racial, religious and ethnic groups.

service areas

International

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ruling year

1948

chief executive for fy 1987

Mr. Abraham H Foxman

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Keywords

Anti-Semitism, Racism/Bigotry, Terrorism, KKK/Nazi/Skinheads, Hate, Civil Rights, Holocaust, Israel

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EIN

13-1818723

Also Known As

ADL

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups (R20)

Intergroup/Race Relations (R30)

Civil Liberties Advocacy (R60)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

A World of Difference Institute Programs: 1. A Classroom of Difference 2. A Workplace of Difference 3. Training for Law Enforcement Professionals 4. Peer Training 5. A Campus of Difference Confronting Anti-Semitism Albert Finkelstein Memorial Study Mission to Poland and Israel for campus newspaper editors.

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Anti-Defamation League
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Mr. Abraham H Foxman

BIO

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. At the forefront of major issues of the day, he appears frequently on national news programs. A Holocaust survivor, he is a recognized authority on the Holocaust and Jewish resistance to the Nazis; he has helped to focus worldwide attention on the heroic efforts of Christian rescuers of Jews, and has been a leader in developing education programs about the Holocaust. He is a member of the President's United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

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