What’s New in ADL EDU?

Welcome to “What’s New in ADL EDU?”, a monthly column highlighting some of the engaging and timely programs, webinars, research and more from the ADL Education team. To explore our full collection of educational materials and resources, click here: www.adl.org/education Join ADL on Wednesday, October 13 at 3 PM MT for a special Conversation and Read Aloud with Kelly Yang,

HATE CRIMES REACH RECORD HIGH IN COLORADO IN 2020

  Hate crime reports were the highest in 30 years and surpassed a record set in 1992, according to the FBI’s 2020 hate crime report DENVER, CO, August 31, 2021 … The number of reported hate crimes in Colorado in 2020 were the highest number ever recorded in a single year for the state, surging by nearly 34 percent between

We are heartbroken over the fatal shooting of yeshiva student Shmuli Silverberg

August 18, 2021 Denver, CO We are all heartbroken over the fatal shooting overnight of a student outside Yeshiva Toras Chaim in Denver  and offer our prayers to his family and community. The victim is identified as 19-year-old Shmuel (Shmuli) Silverberg z”l, of Cleveland, OH. Upon learning of the shooting, I joined leadership from JEWISHcolorado and Secure Community Network (SCN),

Union for Reform Judaism and ADL Launch Critical Partnership to Combat Antisemitism and Hate

Amid an alarming rise in antisemitic rhetoric and violence, the Union for Reform Judaism and ADL are joining together in a multifaceted partnership to provide congregations with the tools needed to address antisemitism in their communities. The newly launched partnership will link the expertise of ADL and the resources of the URJ to better equip the Jewish community to respond

Celebrate Pride with ADL!

 The month of June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! ADL has a number of timely resources for educators, parents, students and community members. Read more below. ADL Education Resources on LGBTQ+ Identity: Children’s literature featuring LGBTQ+ character/stories from ADL’s Books Matter resource Compiled list of ADL Education’s lesson plans, Table Talks, resources, and blog posts about LGBTQ+ identity (for teachers, parents,

NEWS

ADL Expresses Concern About Property Damage at Jewish School

Denver, CO, October 18, 2021 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region expressed concern about reported property damage at a Jewish school overnight in Denver. According to police reports, someone threw two rocks and broke a window in the high school annex building at Denver Academy of Torah (DAT) late Sunday. The perpetrator also reportedly broke into the power supply panel for

ADL Condemns Hateful Graffiti at Denver High School

Denver, CO, October 18, 2021 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region condemns the hateful graffiti spray painted at a Denver public high school over the weekend. George Washington High School was targeted with extensive graffiti vandalism that was first reported on Sat., Oct. 16, according to a statement released by school administrators. The graffiti includes antisemitic comments, swastikas, homophobic statements, as

BLOG POSTS

Welcome to the 2021-22 ADL Mountain States Interns!

  The ADL Mountain States Region is so pleased to welcome Tenzin Dorje and Camille Simmons as regional interns during the 2021-22 academic year.   Tenzin Dorje is ecstatic to be working with the ADL this fall as a Mountain States Regional intern. She was born in Queens, New York, and moved to Colorado as a child. Tenzin is in

Three big questions for ADL Board Member Peter Burg

Peter W. Burg J.D., a senior shareholder at Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, is one of America’s leading trial lawyers and one of the country’s foremost legal experts handling claims for persons with traumatic brain and/or spinal cord injuries.  In addition to negotiating numerous multi-million dollar settlements on behalf of his clients, Burg is committed to educating the public

EVENTS

Register Now! 2021 Annual Supreme Court Review on July 8 at 10 AM MST

ADL is delighted to announce that its 22nd Annual Supreme Court Review will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, July 8 from 10-11:30 am MT. The program is sponsored jointly by ADL and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Free registration: adl.org/supreme-court-review   The program will feature Dahlia Lithwick of Slate moderating a discussion among distinguished legal scholars Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick

ADL’s Virtual 40th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program

Click here to watch the recording of this year’s Program.  For the 40th year, ADL’s Mountain States Region will host its Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, one of the largest such events in the United States. The 2021 program will be offered virtually on Zoom.  Thank you to our generous sponsors (as of 3/24/21): The Curtiss-Lusher Family Michael and Debbie Feiner