Meeting with new FBI ADIC Fike (3rd from left) were ADL Associate Regional Director Ariella Schusterman, Regional Director Amanda Susskind and Investigative Researcher Joanna Mendelson. July 22, 2016

ADL staff met with new FBI-Los Angeles Assistant Director in Charge Deirdre L. Fike.  Most recently, Fike served as the special agent in charge of the Anchorage Division. ADIC Fike is the first female director of the FBI Los Angeles office.  The Pacific Southwest Region has a long-standing and close relationship with FBI-Los Angeles and
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Holohoax webpost

The Anti-Defamation League has been working with UCR Hillel and the University of California, Riverside, administration about the recent graffiti chalkings that have included the word “Holohoax.” Holocaust Denial is an anti-Semitic propaganda movement that seeks to deny the reality of the Nazi regime’s systematic mass murder of six million Jews during World War II.
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July 20, 2016

In light of the ongoing attacks on law enforcement across the country, as expressed in ADL’s latest blog posting Alarming Rate of Extremist Related Shootouts with Police in 2016, the ADL Pacific Southwest Region reached out to law enforcement leadership across the area with the following message of support: This has been an extremely difficult
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Amanda Susskind with co-chairs Murray Levin, Dan Olivas and Vincent Gonzalez. Not pictured: Brent Sokol.

On July 13, ADL’s Latino Jewish Roundtable (LJR) and Asian Jewish Initiative (AJI) planning committees held a joint meeting.  Led by LJR co-chairs Daniel Olivas and Murray Levin and AJI co-chair Vincent Gonzalez, the committees reviewed programming from the past year and planned for the 2016-2017 calendar year.  The group discussed upcoming programs including: Rosenwald screening
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