Civility in Public Service: Abraham H. Foxman

News Story: April 16, 2014
Abraham H. Foxman

Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) since 1987, will speak at the Ferguson Library in Stamford on May 20 at 6 p.m., presenting the talk, “Civility in Public Service.”

Foxman is world-renowned as a leader in the fight against anti-Semitism, bigotry and discrimination. In the forefront of major issues of the day, including the rise of global anti-Semitism, the war on terrorism, church/state issues, religious intolerance and issues relating to the Holocaust, he consistently speaks out against hatred and violence wherever they occur. He is the co-author of Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet.

A Holocaust survivor, Foxman regularly confers with elected officials and community leaders here and abroad.  He has had consultations in Europe, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, China, Japan, South Africa and Argentina, and with Palestinian leaders, on problems of ethnic hatred, violence, terrorism and promoting democracy.  He has had six audiences with Pope John Paul II, four with Pope Benedict XVI, and recently met with Pope Francis.  

Call 203-351-8231 for additional information or register online at www.fergusonlibrary.org.