Events

December 3rd – Alyza Lewin at ADL’s 2018 Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate

On December 3, LDB’s President and General Counsel Alyza Lewin will speak at the Anti-Defamation League’s 2018 Annual Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate in New York City. Lewin will serve as a panelist at a session entitled Answering the Question: When is Criticism of Israel Anti-Semitism?  This panel will examine the line between anti-Israel expressions and anti-Semitism. There…

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November 29 – December 2 – Alyza Lewin at 5th IAC National Conference

LDB’s President and General Counsel Alyza Lewin will be speaking at the 5th Israeli-American Council (IAC) National Conference. Lewin will be speaking on a panel on the topic of Hate Speech vs. Free Speech— BDS and the First Amendment. The conference marks Israel’s 70th Anniversary and will be held at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida from November 29 to December 2. In addition to her role at LDB, Lewin is also a partner in Lewin & Lewin LLP, where she specializes in litigation and government relations.

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November 13 – Alyza Lewin at UCLA – The Jerusalem Passport Case

On November 13th, LDB President & General Counsel Alyza Lewin will address LDB students at UCLA School of Law on her work litigating the “Jerusalem Passport Case” in front of the Supreme Court. Recently appointed to the position of President and General Counsel at the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, Lewin is also a partner in Lewin & Lewin LLP, where she specializes in litigation and government relations.

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November 9 – Alyza Lewin speaking at Religious Liberty Law Symposium

On November 9, LDB’s President and General Counsel Alyza Lewin will be participating in a panel titled Under Attack: Religious Liberty on Campus. The panel is part of the Religious Liberty Law Symposium, The Future of Religious Liberty in America, co-hosted by The Heritage Foundation and the Center for Religious Liberty at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

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LDB Chapter Launch Event – GMU School of Law

On October 9, LDB’s Director of Legal Initiatives Aviva Vogelstein will speak at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law to launch LDB’s newest law student chapter. Vogelstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, magna cum laude, with a BA in American History, and from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2013.

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LDB to Testify Against Hate Crime

On Friday, May 11, Aviva Vogelstein, LDB’s Director of Legal Initiatives, has been invited to testify at a United States Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) Public Briefing, “In the Name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes.”

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Amanda Berman at UC Berkeley Law

On Tuesday, April 17, Amanda Berman will address students at UC Berkeley on the topic of of the exclusion of Jews in progressive spaces. Ms. Berman is the Director of Legal Affairs at The Lawfare Project. In addition to her role as an attorney, she liaises with the American and international Jewish community on behalf…

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Mitch Weber at Emory Law

On Wednesday, March 28, Mitch Webber will address students at Emory University School of Law on the topic of defining bias. Mr. Webber is a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he focuses on securities fraud, antitrust, complex commercial disputes, internal investigations, and white-collar criminal matters.

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