NEWS

ADL Audit: In 2014 Anti-Semitic Incidents Rose 21 Percent Across The U.S. In a “Particularly Violent Year for Jews” Reports Spiked Noticeably During Gaza War

New York, NY, March 30, 2015 … The total number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased by 21 percent in 2014 in a year marked by a violent anti-Semitic shooting attack targeting Jewish community buildings in Kansas and anti-Jewish expressions linked to the war in Gaza. The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Audit of Anti-Semitic…
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Anti-Semitism at home and abroad

The Anti-Defamation League has conducted a poll of public attitudes in 100 countries and found that “deeply entrenched” anti-Semitic sentiment can be found in more than 25 percent of the world’s population. ADL quoted in the Deseret News…
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BLOG POSTS

ADL presents anti-bias Current Events Curriculum at Regional CAIS Conference

Many thanks to Regional Board member, Michelle Greenberg, for her role in securing a workshop for ADL at this year’s California Association for Independent Schools Regional Conference held at Head-Royce School.  Representing Kehillah Jewish High School and as a CAIS member, Michelle worked with Melia Dunn, Director of Education to develop and present Teaching Bias,…
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Kindertransport Survivor, Arthur Weil, Gives Testimony on His Story of Survival

The Regional Board of the Central Pacific Region, along with other members of the community, had the honor of hearing the testimony of Mr. Arthur Weil.  Mr. Weil is a Kindertransport survivor, and WWII veteran.  He escaped Nazi Germany on a Kindertransport and resettled in Chicago.   Once in Chicago, he enlisted in the US…
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EVENTS

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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Youth and Bullying presentation for Families

This presentation helps parents and family members define bullying, understand its impact and determine strategies for intervention and prevention while working together with school leadership and fellow community members….
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