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‘Catholic Forum’ to feature ADL program for educators

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The Anti-Defamation League’s Bearing Witness program for Catholic school teachers, will be the topic of the May 28, edition of “Catholic Forum,” the radio program/podcast produced by the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington. The guest will be Randi Boyette, associate regional director for education at the ADL’s Philadelphia office.

Bearing Witness is a four-day professional-development program held each summer at Daylesford Abby, the Norbertine monastery in Paoli, Pa. The program was designed specifically for Catholic school educators to give them the tools and information needed to teach their students about the historic relationship between the Catholic and Jewish communities, Jews and Judaism, anti-Semitism, and the Holocaust.

The Anti-Defamation League Philadelphia office works in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

“Catholic Forum” airs Sunday mornings at 9:05 on WAAI 100.9FM in Hurlock, Maryland; and at 10:05 on WDEL 101.7FM and 1150AM and www.wdel.com. After it airs on the broadcast stations, the program’s podcast is available at www.cdow.org/communications and by searching “Catholic Forum Radio” on Apple Podcasts or iHeartRadio podcasts.

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Catholics, Jews urged to work together for religious freedom

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Catholic News Service

NEW YORK — Catholics and Jews can most effectively capitalize on five decades of progress in their relations by joining forces to promote religious freedom, defend immigrants, face a common threat from fanatics and advocate for civility in politics and society, said New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan.

He addressed more than 250 Jewish leaders assembled in New York Nov. 3 for the annual meeting of the Anti-Defamation League, an organization that fights anti-Semitism.

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