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Jonathan A. Greenblatt is CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League. An accomplished entrepreneur and innovative leader with deep experience in the private, public and nonprofit sector, he today leads all aspects of one of the most respected civil rights organizations in the country.

ARTICLES BY: Jonathan A. Greenblatt

April 4, 2018 12:15 pm

An Open Letter to President Trump on Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism

In the below letter to the White House, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) urged President Trump to, without delay, fill the vacant Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat...

March 2, 2018 10:04 am

Why Do We Continue to Tolerate Louis Farrakhan?

In recent times, there has been one constant in antisemitism in America: Louis Farrakhan. His lacerating speeches -- over more than three decades -- from his pulpit...

July 27, 2017 12:08 pm

Reflecting on Two Years of Leading the Anti-Defamation League

Two years ago -- full of optimism and energy as I joined ADL as its new CEO -- I asked the question: "Can a 100-Year-Old Change the Future?" But it...

May 4, 2016 6:46 am

The History of Antisemitism and the Holocaust

As an organization dedicated to combatting antisemitism and fighting against all forms of bigotry, the Anti-Defamation League speaks often about the Holocaust both from a...

March 9, 2016 7:55 am

We Must Tell the World of the True Motives of the BDS Movement

Political movements often depend on spoken or unspoken hatred to perpetuate themselves. Often, however, they can use ambiguity to mask these motives and appeal to a...

January 31, 2016 7:13 am

Crossing the Line: When Criticism of Israel Becomes Antisemitic

In the wake of a protest against a reception featuring an Israeli community group at a recent LGBTQ conference, there has been widespread controversy. We...

December 24, 2015 6:20 pm

What Iran Has Done While Our Eyes Were Turned Away

It’s been nearly two months since the so-called “adoption day” when Iran officially began the process of scaling back its centrifuges and retrofitting some its...


Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...


Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...


German Archive Uploads Millions of Documents Related to Holocaust Victims - Germany’s Holocaust archive has uploaded more than 13 million documents “from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate...


Knesset Moves to Recognize Same-Sex Partners of Legislators - With a record-breaking five openly gay Knesset members in the Israel’s 21st Knesset, the legislative body is amending “husband and wife” language to “couple” on all its forms, and...

Middle East

Israel Condemns Top UN Official for Meeting With Hezbollah Leader

Israel on Tuesday condemned a top UN official for meeting with a Hezbollah leader in Lebanon. A day earlier, UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis tweeted, “Grateful for an open...