ADL Welcomes Falwell's Apology on Antichrist
New York, NY, February 2, 1999
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed
Rev. Jerry Falwells apology for his comment that the Antichrist is a Jew.
Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, issued the following statement:
We welcome Rev. Falwells apology for his comment that the Antichrist is Jewish
and for his acknowledgement of his lack of judgement in making such a statement. We
appreciate his recognition that his comment had consequences for Christian-Jewish
relations, and should not have been made.
This matter is now behind us and we look forward to the ongoing work to improve
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.