UC Riverside Hillel April 17, 2015

UC Riverside Hillel students, faculty and staff participated in a ADL’s education program, Words to Action on April 15. Associate Regional Directors Matthew Friedman and Ariella Schusterman led the students in this interactive program designed to teach college students how to respond to anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias on campus. The participants learned how to distinguish among anti-Semitism,…
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Italian Consul General April 13, 2015

ADL’s International Affairs Committee co-chair Sassan Masserat and Associate Regional Director Ariella Schusterman met with Consul General of Italy Antonio Verde (center) on April 9 in Los Angeles. The group discussed ADL Global 100 findings specific to Italy and heard from the Italian Consul General about measures being taken in their home country to fight against anti-Semitism….
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"1024_NWS_LDN-L-HOLOCAUST-LESSON-JM" March 30, 2015

Pictured:  ADL’s Matthew Friedman training teachers about the Holocaust (Photos by John McCoy, courtesy of LA Daily News) Approximately 100 educators from throughout Southern California learned tools for teaching about the Holocaust during ADL’s 2014-15 Los Angeles Holocaust Education Institute. The Institute launched the program in the fall with an all-day workshop, A Multimedia Framework to…
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Adolf was right

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in California and across the U.S. is up for 2014, according to the Anti-Defamation League.  The annual ADL Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today reported a total of 912 incidents of assault, vandalism and harassment, compared to 751 incidents reported in 2013, a 21 percent increase. While this is still…
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March 27, 2015

Educators joined Associate Regional Director Matthew Friedman, along with Dr. Samuel Edelman and Dr. Carol Edelman from the California Center for Excellence on the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights and Tolerance, for the final session in this year’s Los Angeles Holocaust Education Institute. The topic for the March 26 session was “Anti-Semitism Since…
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