ADL Notes Anti-Jewish Hate Crimes Remain Vast Majority of Religion-Based Crimes

The 2013 Hate Crime Report released by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations today shows that the total number of reported hate crimes declined to the lowest number in 24 years.  Religion-motivated hate crimes also declined 37 percent since the previous year, while the overwhelming majority — 74 percent – continues to be…
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ADL Calls on California Governor and Union Leader to Help Ensure Fair Access to Ports

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called on California Gov. Jerry Brown and Robert McEllrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), to exert leadership to ensure that California ports remain open for business to all ships, including those owned by Israeli firms. ADL called on the ILWU to work with its local affiliate…
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Security Bulletin on Internet Security sent to Local Jewish Institutions

ADL sent a security bulletin to Jewish institutions on October 14. The bulletin advised them that a hacker group calling itself “Team System Dz” attacked the website of a Temple in South Florida, redirecting visitors to a page with messages expressing support of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This incident is the latest in a…
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ADL Regional Director Part of Panel Discussing Rising Anti-Semitism

Regional Director Amanda Susskind was part of a panel, “Anti-Semitism in Europe: Challenge or Crisis,” held at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills on Yom Kippur afternoon and attended by about 400 people. The forum’s other panelists were Axel Cruau, France’s consul general in Los Angeles and Joshua Goode, an associate professor of history and cultural…
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2014-15 ADL Holocaust Education Institute Offers Stipends to Teachers: Session One

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Registration is now open for ADL’s Los Angeles Holocaust Education Institute for teachers. All sessions feature $50 stipends for participating teachers. Spanning most of the school year, the Institute will bring together museum-based resources, curricula, pedagogical expertise, and dynamic presenters through three full-day sessions. The Holocaust Education Institute brings together the finest…
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Chitchat & Churros Hosted by NextGen L.A.

ADL’s 2014 National Commission Meeting will be held in Los Angeles November 6-8. ADL leaders from across the country will meet in Los Angeles for a discussion of hot topics, presentations from distinguished speakers and to vote on important issues.

To kick-off the festivities, join Los Angeles’ ADL NextGen and guests from across the country for a social evening out on the town, under the stars. Light appetizers, dessert bites and one drink ticket per person provided….
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