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CSUSB professor comments on increased security for LA-area synagogues after hostage incident in Texas
Fox 11 Los Angeles
Jan. 16, 2022
Brian Levin, director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed for a segment about the Jan. 16 incident in Colleyville, Texas, in which a gunman held four congregants of a synagogue hostage. None of them were injured; the gunman died in the incident.
Levin commented on increased security steps that Los Angeles law enforcement is taking in light of this incident due to the possibility of copy-cats launching their own attacks. The extra patrols should “stay in place until we stop talking about it, and then some,” Levin said.
“We oftentimes see a spike in anti-Semitic and other kinds of hate crimes around a triggering catalyst,” he said. “We’ve also seen attacks against Jewish institutions, not only here in the United State, but around the world.”
CSUSB professor interviewed for article on low-interest credit cards
Jan. 17, 2022
Francisca Beer, CSUSB professor of accounting and JHBC associate dean, was interviewed for an article about finding the right low-interest credit card. She suggested that consumers can apply for 0% credit cards, improve their credit score and consider credit cards offered by credit unions.
Read the complete article at “Expert advice: Finding the right low-interest credit card.”
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