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Comings and Goings:The Community Security Service (CSS)

The Community Security Service (CSS), the leading organization focused on providing training to build its on the ground volunteer led physical security teams and safety programs that protect Jewish communities nationally, has named Evan Bernstein chief executive officer.

Mr. Bernstein joins CSS with leadership experience of more than 20 years and has been at the forefront of fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of hate, including a long tenure at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), where he served for seven years as the organization’s regional director for New York and New Jersey, and subsequently as Vice President of its Northeast Division overseeing the Connecticut and Boston-based regional offices.

In order to meet the latest security demands of the Jewish community, and respond to the urgency of new manifestations of anti-Semitism, CSS has secured material first-time or increased grants from UJA-Federation of New York, The Paul E. Singer Foundation, Rowan Family Foundation, Jeffrey Talpins, The Price Family Foundation, and significant contributions from other anonymous individuals and foundations.