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Neil Oberfeld Named Chair-Elect of ADL’s Mountain States Regional Board

The Mountain States Region of the Anti-Defamation League announced that Neil Oberfeld was named Regional Chair-Elect at ADL’s annual meeting on May 30, 2013.  He will succeed current Chair Andrea Shpall in 2014, after she completes her two-year term. Oberfeld is a shareholder with international law firm Greenberg Traurig, where he focuses his practice on business and real estate transactions,

ADL Receives Two $1 Million Centennial Gifts

The Mountain States Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League announced at its Centennial Dinner that two Colorado donors have made $1 million Centennial gifts to ADL. Denver businessman Robert B. Sturm dedicated his gift to fund ADL’s young leadership program, to be known now as the Robert B. Sturm Mountain States Leadership Fellows Program.  The Robert B. Sturm Mountain States

ADL Sends Statement to Boulder City Council Opposing Nablus Proposal

Scott L. Levin, Mountain States Regional Director, sent the following statement to the Boulder City Council, urging them to oppose a pending proposal to establish a Boulder/Nablus Sister City relationship: Boulder City Council Resolution No. 631 (Establishing Sister City Affiliation Policy for the City of Boulder) “recognizes the existence of people-to-people relationships through the establishment of sister city affiliations” and

ADL Hosts First Latino/Jewish Seder

ADL hosted a gathering of Latino and Jewish leaders on March 21 for a pre-Passover seder.  Participants used a Haggadah that highlighted our common experiences in a “nation of immigrants.” The seder included traditional elements of telling the Passover story, songs and symbolic foods, and also featured excerpts of works by Cesar Chavez, Maya Angelou and others who wrote about

ADL’s 2013 Legislative Agenda Includes Civil Unions, ASSET, Anti-Discrimination Bills in Colorado

ADL’s legislative efforts have achieved success in 2013! ADL attended the signing ceremony when Governor John Hickenlooper signed Colorado’s civil unions bill into law on March 21.  ADL Mountain States Board Chair Andrea Shpall and ADL LGBT Task Force Chair Melinda Quiat each testified before committees in the Colorado General Assembly in support of the bill that would establish civil