ADL Student Essay Contest: A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice

Thanks to a generous sponsor – ADL’s student essay contest: A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice is back for the 2021-2022 school year!!! This inspiring essay contest motivates students, educators and readers alike to pursue social change, motivates many to remember the past and strive for a better future. Share with your students, your children, your grandkids,

Join us to Celebrate ADL’s 80th Anniversary in the Mountain States Region: “Paying It Forward: The Next 80 Years”!

The ADL Mountain States Region is excited to celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Sunday, December 12 beginning at 5:15 pm MT. Event co-chairs John Chanin and Alan Frosh promise that the event will offer guests a virtual front-row seat to inspiration and legacy as ADL celebrates “Paying It Forward: The Next 80 Years.” Learn from the next generation of ADL

Reach New Heights by Supporting ADL Mountain States on Colorado Gives Day!

Looking for a way to give back this winter? Support ADL’s work by making your gift to ADL on Colorado Gives Day, one of the most successful regional “give days” in the nation, on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. To donate to ADL’s work on Colorado Gives Day, visit: https://www.coloradogives.org/ADL. No need to wait! Preschedule your donation now! ColoradoGivesDay.org features more

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),

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ADL CONDEMNS ANTISEMITIC STICKERS DISTRIBUTED IN DENVER

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Denver, CO, December 3, 2021 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region condemns the distribution of antisemitic stickers in Denver this week that blames Jews and Israel for the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. At least four stickers were found in central Denver during the past week that espouse

Mountain States ADL Welcomes new JLI course on Antisemitism

Beginning November 2nd, Chabad centers in Colorado will offer a four-week, Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course titled Outsmarting Antisemitism. Mountain States ADL will be enhancing this groundbreaking course by offering a special insider briefing on “Current Trends in Antisemitism and What to do About Them” for anyone enrolled in the class as a follow-up session on December 8. Using history,

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Three Big Questions: Mountain States Spotlight with ADL Regional Board Member Jimmy Miller

Jimmy Miller, CEO and President of Miller Global Properties, has been part of the ADL community and has served on the Mountain States Regional Board many times over the past 40 years. Learn about what – and who – inspires Jimmy and motivates him in turn to support ADL.   ADL: What motivated you to join the ADL Mountain States

ADL Leaders Featured on “Overthrowing Education” Podcast

The podcast Overthrowing Education explores pressing issues in education with entertaining explanations and solutions-oriented discussions. The biweekly podcast is presented by the Areté Institute and hosted by Batsheva Frankel, daughter of Shelly Steinhauser, ADL Regional Director emeritus. Each episode features an interview with a knowledgeable guest regarding the elements of education about which they’re most passionate. To balance serious subject

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Join us to Celebrate ADL’s 80th Anniversary in the Mountain States Region: “Paying It Forward: The Next 80 Years”!

The ADL Mountain States Region is excited to celebrate its 80th Anniversary on Sunday, December 12 beginning at 5:15 pm MT. Event co-chairs John Chanin and Alan Frosh promise that the event will offer guests a virtual front-row seat to inspiration and legacy as ADL celebrates “Paying It Forward: The Next 80 Years.” Learn from the next generation of ADL

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