The Church of Jesus Christ and the Jewish Community
Sharing a Commitment to Service and Principled Leadership
WHEN Thursday | 24 Jan, 11:00 AM
WHERE HBLL Auditorium
Jonathan Greenblatt is the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and its sixth national director. As chief executive of ADL, Greenblatt leads all aspects of one of the most respected civil rights organizations in the country, which is focused to fight the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Under Greenblatt, the organization held the first “Never is Now” event, a groundbreaking conference that was the largest gathering on anti-Semitism in the history of ADL. Previously, he served as special assistant to President Obama and as director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. Greenblatt graduated cum laude with a BA from Tufts University and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is married to Marjan Keypour Greenblatt, an Iranian-American who came to the U.S. as a political refugee. She worked as an associate director in ADL’s Pacific Southwest Regional Office in Los Angeles for nearly eight years.