September 4, 2014

On September 3, 2014 ADL convened a cybersecurity briefing for Silicon Valley Jewish institutions in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and the local office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). A special agent from the FBI’s Cyber Division provided attendees with insights into the common forms of cyber-crimes and means of…
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ADL’s Central Pacific Region issued a pre-High Holy Day Security Reminder to Jewish institutions in Northern California, Utah, and Hawai’i in the wake of heightened concerns of anti-Semitic sentiment and violence worldwide.  There is no specific threat or concern, but the Reminder is designed to prompt Jewish institutions and agencies to incorporate common-sense security precautions…
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DeJean Diversity Iceberg September 3, 2014

As part of its No Place for Hate® launch, Lovonya DeJean Middle School in Richmond, CA invited the ADL to present an afternoon of anti-bias professional development to staff and administrators.  Participant feedback was very positive: I liked the group conversations about LGBTQ issues, ableism, ageism, etc.  We never do this! I was surprised by…
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August 22, 2014

The Anti-Defamation League has extensive experience monitoring, exposing, and helping students respond to anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incidents.  During and after periods of increased tension, anti-Israel forces at universities may be more likely to engage in divisive programming, organize anti-Israel campaigns, promote boycotts of Israel, and create hostility for Jewish and pro-Israel students on campus. There…
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Orientation WCCUSD 2 August 18, 2014

ADL prepared for the Bay Area launch of the No Place for Hate Initiative by providing our school partners with the tools for successful implementation. On August 15, nearly 25 educators representing more than 15 schools from the West Contra Costa Unified School District attended the No Place for Hate Orientation in advance of the…
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