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Center on Extremism Editorial Director Visits Houston

ADL Center on Extremism Editorial Director Jessica Reaves recently spent three days in Houston on a packed schedule that had her meeting with media, ADL’s Security Committee, FBI officials, ADL’s Associate Board, local law enforcement, and presenting at the Women’s Initiative lunch on September 12. As Editorial Director of the Center on Extremism, Reaves reviews all writings and publications put

Board Meeting News: Anti-Semitism in Europe

The Southwest Region’s September board meeting was devoted to the work of the International Affairs Committee and reports on anti-Semitism in Europe.  International Affairs Committee Chair Ian Scharfman outlined the work being done by ADL’s International Affairs Department based in New York, and by dedicated local lay leaders at home.  Ian referenced visits with local consular representatives, including those from

ADL Meets with New Mexican Consul General

Interim Southwest Region Director Gail Glasser and leaders of ADL’s International Affairs Committee met July 15 with Alicia Kerber-Palma, the new Consul General of Mexico posted to Houston.  Mme. Kerber-Palma, whose most recent posts included Philadelphia and Kansas City, was very familiar with ADL and the work we do.  International Affairs Committee Chair Ian Scharman, International Affairs Committee Member Judith

2019 Supreme Court Review Watched in Southwest Region

On July 9, attorneys and interested community leaders gathered across the region to view the livestream presentation of ADL’s 2019 Supreme Court Review.  ADL Southwest thanks Mark Trachtenberg and Haynes and Boone, Vinson  & Elkins, Blank Rome, Nathan Sommers Jacobs for livestreaming the event in the Houston area as well as Jeff Wurzburg and Norton Rose Fulbright in San Antonio.