ADL.org – Anti Defamation League
The international non-governmental Jewish organization, Anti-Defamation League (ADL.org) is based in the United States. ADL was founded in 1913 and their motto is “To stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” They fight anti-Semitism as well as other forms for bigotry by defending democratic ideals and protecting civil rights for all. The ADL has 3 international offices in Israel, Russia, and Italy, as well as 29 offices in the United States. The Anti-Defamation League headquarters is in New York City. An online contact form and phone number is provided for each office.
The ADL.org website provides detailed information about the history of the organization and their current endeavors including identifying and combating hate, educating people, promoting religious freedom, advocating for Israel in order to support the Jewish State, and monitoring global extremism and anti-Semitism. The ADL site also helps users find their local ADL office with an inter-active map. Visitors to the site also have the option to sign up for one (or more) of the Anti-Defamation League’s newsletters. ADL Newsletters include Connections (a monthly update about ADL achievements), Headlines (a weekly update about news and media regarding ADL), an International Report, Regional newsletters, On Guard (the ADL Security Report), Securing Justice (monthly civil rights updates), and a quarterly Terrorism Update.
The Action Center on the ADL website includes an online donation form and a form to allow users to send a message to their congressperson / representative encouraging them to pass the ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2011). ADL.org also offers other action items, petitions, and ways for visitors to the site to help support their cause.