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Chelsea FC enters partnership with ADL to fight hatred

London club owned by Roman Abramovich continues its battle against racism

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich

Chelsea Football Club and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) have joined in a partnership to combat bigotry. 

For the next three years, Chelsea’s foundation will fund the expansion of the ADL’s Center on Extremism – which feeds information on extremist activity to law enforcement – and the ADL’s work with a British group tracking extremism, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue.

Also funded will be BINAH Europe, a resource for non-Jewish students to learn about antisemitism and Jewish identity.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has made combating antisemitism and bigotry in sports a priority. The London football club and the ADL already work together on “No Place for Hate,” an anti-bigotry curriculum for school-aged children.

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