Feb

13 2017

Antisemitism in the Digital Age

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Bat Yahm Chapel
1011 Camelback Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Doris Jacobson
949.435.3484
Doris@JFFS.org

Solomon Society and ADL: Anti-Defamation League, OC/Long Beach Region

present

Antisemitism in the Digital Age

 

Monday, February 13, 7: 00 p.m.
Temple Bat Yahm Chapel

 

$18 per person - spouses and guests are welcome (Includes dessert reception)

 

Speakers for the evening are Brittan Heller, ADL’s Director of Technology & Society, and Sharon Gillerman, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles Associate Professor of Jewish History and USC Adjunct Associate Professor of History. The evening will be moderated by Rabbi Peter Levi, Regional Director ADL, Orange County/Long Beach Region. 

 

ADL’s Brittan Heller is based in the Silicon Valley and works in partnership with tech companies and law enforcement to track cyber-hate, reduce online anti-Semitism and bigotry and ensure justice and fair treatment to all in online environments. She engages startups and others in the tech industry to explore partnerships that can address hate and harassment online, counter violent extremism, explore issues of diversity and prejudice in the workplace, and leverage technology for social justice. Ms. Heller has investigated and prosecuted cyber-crime and human rights violations at the U.S. Department of Justice and the International Criminal Court in The Hague. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Law School and was a Truman National Security Fellow in 2015.

 

Professor Sharon Gillerman’s scholarship focuses on modern German and central European Jewish history, with a particular interest in gender history cultural studies, popular culture, and transnational history. She has lectured on “The Changing Face of Antisemitism: Contemporary and Historical Reflections”.

 

Sponsored by JFFS Solomon Society and ADL: Anti-Defamation League, OC/Long Beach Region