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Hundreds Gather for a Conversation with California’s Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis and ADL Regional Director Marc Levine on the Rise in Antisemitism in California

View as PDF On Sunday, January 7th, coinciding with the three-month anniversary of Hamas’s brutal attack on Israel, over 400 people gathered at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon, CA to engage in conversation with Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Central Pacific’s Regional Director Marc Levine, and Rabbi Paul Steinberg. While the overarching theme of the event focused on

SF Chronicle: Hamas attack on Israel: Bay Area officials, Jewish leaders condemn ‘terror invasion’

Hours after Hamas militants launched a surprise attack against Israel, Bay Area politicians and community groups issued an array of statements denouncing the assault. Representatives of Jewish community organizations said they had been checking in with friends, family members and other loved ones since the incursion began early Saturday morning. Israel’s military responded to the attack, one of the deadliest in Israel in

Stand With Israel

In the aftermath of the Hamas terrorist invasion of Israel when more than 1,400 Israelis were murdered and over 230 children, women and men were kidnapped and taken hostage in Gaza, there has been a shocking increase in antisemitism in the U.S. and around the world. Stay informed and take action.

ADL Welcomes Marc Levine as New Regional Director

View ADL’s Press Release as a PDF San Francisco, CA, September 13, 2023… ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today announced the appointment of former California State Assemblymember Marc Levine as director of its Central Pacific Office based in San Francisco. Levine’s record of community service and in government at the federal, state and local levels makes him a unique asset to

Campus Anti-Israel Activity Often Marked by Vilification of Zionists and Support for Terror, ADL Finds

New report identifies a broad range of disturbing anti-Israel and anti-Zionist activities, including expressions of support for U.S.-designated terror groups that target Israel and antisemitic messaging geared toward ostracizing Zionists and Zionism from campus life.

NEWS

Hundreds Gather for a Conversation with California’s Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis and ADL Regional Director Marc Levine on the Rise in Antisemitism in California

View as PDF On Sunday, January 7th, coinciding with the three-month anniversary of Hamas’s brutal attack on Israel, over 400 people gathered at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon, CA to engage in conversation with Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Central Pacific’s Regional Director Marc Levine, and Rabbi Paul Steinberg. While the overarching theme of the event focused on

JWeekly: Two Bay Area middle schools respond to Nazi salutes, graffiti

A Jewish student and an Israeli American staff member at separate Bay Area middle schools were targeted with Nazi symbols and gestures before the start of winter break. Total reports of antisemitism across the Bay Area are second highest in the nation behind the New York Metro region, noted Marc Levine, director of the ADL’s Central Pacific region based in

BLOG POSTS

ADL Urges OEA to Retract Biased Statement on Israel-Hamas War

ADL responded to Oakland Education Association’s one-sided condemnation of the Israel-Hamas war, issued by Union leadership on 10/27/23. Click here to read ADL’s letter to Oakland Unified School District (OUSD)’s Superintendent.

Stand With Israel

In the aftermath of the Hamas terrorist invasion of Israel when more than 1,400 Israelis were murdered and over 230 children, women and men were kidnapped and taken hostage in Gaza, there has been a shocking increase in antisemitism in the U.S. and around the world. Stay informed and take action.

EVENTS

Confronting and Combatting Antisemitism

Sunday, January 7th, 10am-11:30am Congregation Kol Shofar Tiburon, CA   Join California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis, ADL Regional Director Marc Levine, and Rabbi Paul Steinberg as they discuss the alarming rise in antisemitism and strategies to address and combat hate in the Golden State. REGISTER HERE

Ethnic Studies and Inclusive Education: A Panel Discussion with JCRC and ADL

On August 3rd, Nancy Appel of ADL Central Pacific and Adriana Lombard of JCRC of Jewish Silicon Valley held a panel discussion exploring the latest updates on how local school districts are implementing Ethnic Studies curricula. Attendees learned about the ways community members can positively influence the introduction of Ethnic Studies courses in more schools. If you missed the live