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Current Landscape of Hate: How the Increase in Antisemitism Corresponds to an Increase in Bigotry of All Kinds
September 27, 2023 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM| FREE
Join us on Wednesday, September 27th at 2:30pm for a discussion on “Current Landscape of Hate: How the Increase in Antisemitism Corresponds to an Increase in Bigotry of All Kinds” presented by Ariella Loewenstein, Deputy Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League Los Angeles.
ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is the first call when acts of antisemitism occur. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education, and fighting hate online, ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.
As Deputy Regional Director, Ms. Loewenstein oversees the administration of the office including staff development and supervision and directs communications with various constituencies. She assists in planning, developing, and implementing advocacy initiatives, program activities, and services in the community to advance ADL’s mission within the region. She is also one of ADL’s Regional Operations Law Enforcement contacts, maintaining relationships with key Law Enforcement professionals and providing training seminars on domestic terrorism, extremism and hate crimes. She has been with the League since November 2005. Prior to coming to ADL, she worked in the Jewish community for five years at the Jewish Free Loan Association as a program coordinator and loan analyst. Ms. Loewenstein has a master’s degree in Public Policy from USC and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science/International Relations. She also received her certificate of mediation from the Center for Conflict Resolution at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Ms. Loewenstein is a graduate of both the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive (ATF) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Citizens’ Academies. In 2017, she was recognized for her professional excellence by being awarded ADL’s prestigious Senn/Greenberg Award. She currently serves on the board of the California Women of Homeland Security as Program Director.
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