BDS on campus Part II: When does ‘anti-Israel’ become anti-Semitic?

“The positions of BDS leaders advocating the unqualified right of return of all Palestinian refugees [to Israel], a one-state solution, would lead to the demise of Israel as a Jewish state,” Brysk said. “People who advocate that promote an idea that at its core is anti-Semitic.” Read the entire story in the J.Weekly…
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Police Bias on Social Media

The Opinion Pages | LETTER Police Bias on Social Media MAY 22, 2015 To the Editor: Re “Inquiry to Examine the Extent of Racial Bias in the San Francisco Police” (news article, May 8): The disclosures of racist and homophobic text messages by officers of the San Francisco Police Department are deeply troubling and also emblematic of…
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Stanford Student Senator Reflects on Campus Tensions at ADL Leadership Summit

  Stanford student senator Molly Horwitz reflects on her experiences with bias at Stanford University and credits ADL’s Central Pacific Region in addressing the disturbing trend on campus. Watch the video (Molly begins speaking at 48:30):    …
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ADL Meets Builds Ties with Mexican Consulate in Sacramento

Last week ADL staff and lay leaders joined with our Jewish communal colleagues from across California at the Jewish Public Affairs Lobby Day in Sacramento to advocate for issues of Jewish concern. You can read more about that here. Among the numerous meetings that ADL conducted, Regional International Affairs Director Vlad Khaykin and Monica Bauer,…
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Antisemitism & Extremism in Europe

A Panel Discussion featuring the Consuls General of France and Germany. This program is FREE, but registration is required. To register, please email Questions? Call 415-981-3500.   This program is presented in partnership with Temple Sinai and co-sponsored by Congregation Beth-El and Congregation Netivot Shalom of Berkeley….
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2015 ADL Regional Board and Committee Meeting Dates

Board – 12:00 noon – 1:30pm March 10 June 3 September 9 November 11 Development Committee – 4-5pm Jan 13 March 12 May 14 Sept. 10 Nov. 12 Education April 21  6-7pm August 11  6-7pm November 10  2-3pm International Affairs Committee – 6-7:30pm April 23 August 13 November 12 Civil Rights – 12:00noon – 1:30pm…
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