With Pittsburgh Tragedy Still Fresh, ADL National Consumer Tech Group to Hold Awards Dinner
As the ADL National Consumer Tech Industry prepares for its annual Awards Tribute and Industry Dinner event on November 10 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, they do so in the wake of what’s been called the most deadly attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States. As you’ve no doubt heard, 11 innocent individuals were senselessly gunned down at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh, PA last weekend.
At a time when our country and society seems to be at its most fractured, it’s the calming words and heads-down commitment to service from an organization like that Anti-Defamation League that truly resonates and seems to provide the most healing.
“It is simply unconscionable for Jews to be targeted during worship on a Sabbath morning, and unthinkable that it would happen in the United States of America in this day and age,” ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt said in a statement shortly after news of the shooting broke. “Unfortunately, this violence occurs at time when ADL has reported a historic increase in both anti-Semitic incidents and anti-Semitic online harassment. As we mourn those lost and search for answers, ADL will remain steadfast in its mission to fight anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it may occur.”