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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

September 19, 2019 6:35 am

Any US-Iran Talks Must Address the Elephants in the Room

As tensions between the US and Iran continue to escalate, there remains a chance that President Donald Trump might proceed with a much-rumored sit-down with...

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...


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


Amid ‘Deal of the Century’ Tensions, IDF Beefs Up Forces in Jor...

As tensions rose ahead of the publication of US President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday, the IDF beefed...

Middle East

Abbas Calls Trump a ‘Son of a Dog,’ Calls for ‘Resistance’ - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas railed against US President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting with the Fatah leadership on Monday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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