web_9144 August 27, 2015

Pictured: Torrance Police Department Supervising Officers Engage with ADL and LAMOTH Staff at Recent Law Enforcement and Society Training ADL’s community service and education staff is in the process of training 45 supervising officers in the Torrance Police Department over three sessions as part of the recently launched Law Enforcement and Society program on the…
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LE Patches August 25, 2015

Law enforcement agencies throughout ADL’s Pacific Southwest Region were notified about the dates of the upcoming Jewish High Holidays. ADL’s message stated, “These holidays are among the most holy in the Jewish religion and their prayer services are among the most widely attended of all the Jewish holidays of the year.  You may wish to…
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web_0590 August 20, 2015

Pictured: Rep. Judy Chu (2nd from right) with ADL Board Members Vincent Gonzales, Lenore Wax and Howard Landau. Representatives from ADL’s Pacific Southwest Region met with members of Congress during the August recess to discuss important legislative priorities for ADL and the Jewish community.   Regional Director Amanda Susskind, Assistant Director Sarah Matos, and Board…
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August 19, 2015

Cal­i­for­nia gov­er­nor Jerry Brown signed into law this past week a new mea­sure designed to increase pro­tec­tion for Cal­i­for­ni­ans from the so-called “paper ter­ror­ism” tac­tics of anti-government extremists. Mem­bers of the anti-government sov­er­eign cit­i­zen move­ment often file bogus liens or other sim­i­lar doc­u­ments in order to encum­ber the prop­erty of their ene­mies in retal­i­a­tion for some per­ceived…
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high holidays

As the school year begins, the ADL Pacific Southwest Region reached out to school districts and educators in Los Angeles, Kern, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties regarding Jewish High Holiday observances.  The letter served as a reminder about the dates of the 2015 High Holy Days and the expectation that some students and teachers would…
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