hschecter-sm May 28, 2015

Harvey Bernard Schechter died on May 23, 2015, at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Hope Schechter. Harvey spent 41 years working for the Anti-Defamation League. Harvey was born on January 4, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York.  As a boy Harvey developed his love of baseball which he…
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May 27, 2015

On May 18, ADL Associate Regional Director Ariella Schusterman participated in a panel discussion sponsored by the Jewish Federation of San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys at the Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center about campus climate for Jewish college students. Other panelists were UCLA Professor David Myers, UCLA student and co-president of UCLA J Street Gil Bar-Or,…
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Pictured:  Associate Regional Director Matthew Friedman was among the ADL staff training Milken seniors. For the first time, ADL has trained the entire senior class at Milken Community High School in confronting and responding to anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activity on college campuses.  On May 19, the students participated in ADL’s Words to Action workshop, an interactive program designed to…
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Pictured: ADL Regional Director Amanda Susskind with Panelists Seth Marnin, Wilson Cruz, Gamal Palmer, and Eileen Ma. “Coming out to your Jewish/Black/Asian/Latino Family: Being LGBT and a Minority in Los Angeles” was hosted by ADL’s Latino Jewish Roundtable and Asian Jewish Initiative and presented in partnership with Wilshire Boulevard Temple on May 20.  The program…
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GlassLeadership_NEWlogo2013 May 21, 2015

Now is the time to nominate dynamic, LA-based young professionals for the 2015-16 Glass Leadership Institute class. This ten-month leadership program, including a trip to the National Leadership Conference in Washington, DC,  is designed to educate a select group of young adults in their 30’s and 40’s about initiatives, policies and expertise of the nation’s…
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