Anti-Defamation League national director Abraham Foxman discusses Iranian President Ahmadinejad’s visit to the UN this week, the lack of civility in American public discourse, and ongoing Jewish concerns about the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany. More
Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, was saved from the Holocaust as an infant by his Polish Catholic nanny, who baptized and raised him as a Catholic during the war years. He recalls a conversation with Pope Benedict XVI about that experience. More
Alarmed by the proliferation of hate Web sites available on the Internet, the Anti-Defamation League sponsored a symposium in Washington, D.C. to address the concern. Joined by representatives of America Online, the ADL called for new warnings and guidelines for online content. However, controlling the content on the internet and, who views it, without violating individual rights is a hard task.