Kenneth Jacobson, 1943-

The deputy national director of the Anti-Defamation League, Jacobson is the civil rights organization’s No. 2 official and its longest-serving professional. Since 1971, in roles that include international affairs, education, and marketing and communications, he has been an important voice in ADL’s support for Israel. He has been vocal in warning about rising antisemitism in the United States and abroad.

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