Discovery Charter Preparatory School August 29, 2014

Students at Discovery Preparatory Charter School (“Discovery Prep”) in Pacoima, were welcomed back to school this year with a newly empowered group of Peer Trainers ready to be allies and challenge bias and bullying.  The Peer Trainers and a large group of supportive staff went through four days of training at their school in Pacoima…
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1st freeway August 26, 2014

As part of a spate of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti in the area, vandals have painted on two overpasses of the 10 Freeway in one week the identical phrase “Free Palestine!!  F**K Zionism” -  the 6th Street overcrossing (near Arlington) on August 20 and the 10th Street overcrossing (near Crenshaw) on August 25. Numerous community members…
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CC 2450 August 22, 2014

Representatives of synagogues and Jewish institutions from throughout the Los Angeles area attended a security briefing at the ADL office on August 20. ADL organizes security briefings annually to keep the Jewish community apprised of security information, especially preceding the High Holy Days. ADL also provides security alerts to Jewish institutions — as needed —…
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high holidays August 19, 2014

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 2014 High Holy Days and the expectation that some students and teachers would…
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