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Jonathan Greenblatt, national director of the Anti-Defamation League. (Courtesy of ADL/via JTA)
Jonathan Greenblatt, national director of the Anti-Defamation League. (Courtesy of ADL/via JTA)

Please join us this Wednesday, October 14, for a special Behind the Headlines interview, exclusively for the ToI Community.

This week, we’re speaking with ADL CEO & national director Jonathan Greenblatt who will join us to discuss the impactful work of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) since its foundation.

With the rise of social media — and more acutely since the onset of COVID-19 — online hate against Jews is at an all-time high. What are some steps being taken to combat this, and other manifestations of the oldest hatred in the world?

Since becoming CEO in July 2015, Greenblatt has turned the 107-year-old organization’s focus to contemporary forms of discrimination and hatred against all people, even as attacks against Jews — physical and verbal — have surged.

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt speaking at the organization’s Never is Now conference in New York City, Nov. 17, 2016. (Courtesy of the ADL)

In our Behind the Headlines series, ToI reporters and editors video interview influential individuals from a wide range of fields. All sessions are aired exclusively to The Times of Israel Community before being shared with our broader readership.

Greenblatt has been on the frontlines in calling out and condemning hate speech — from politicians, from celebs, and on social media — and his work is now bearing fruit: Due to a lengthy and concerted effort by ADL and other organizations, Facebook recently announced a series of measures to eradicate QAnon and Holocaust deniers.

Greenblatt will speak about tangible measures ADL is taking to fight hate with Amanda Borschel-Dan, The Times of Israel’s Deputy Editor.

If you’d like to join the session with Greenblatt on October 14 — it’s not too late. Become a Times of Israel Community member today and you’ll gain access to this Wednesday’s special session, along with all of our upcoming exclusive webinars. You’ll also gain an ad-free experience of the ToI site and apps, and a weekly insider letter from David Horovitz.

If you are already a ToI Community member, you’ll receive a link to this session by email.

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