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ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Videos

Although we are not able to join together person this year for ADL’s annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, we are fortunate to have video recordings of past programs that you can view today. These records of remarkable keynote presentations, as well as video footage of only the second presentation of the Righteous Among the Nations recognition ever in Colorado, are

Holocaust education and film resources for middle and high school students and teachers

This year as commemorations for Yom Hashoah / Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, April 8 move online, ADL would like share the following educational resources, including video and film resources for middle and high school students, parents and teachers. Thanks to Todd Hennessey, director of Colorado Holocaust Educators for his partnership in helping to compile this resource list. ADL also

Mountain States Spotlight with Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann

The 2021 ADL Virtual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program features a keynote interview with Holocaust Survivor Judith Altmann. Register here. We recently spoke with Judy about her experiences during the Holocaust and her thoughts about how her experience shaped her.   ADL:   Please describe your life before the Holocaust. What was your childhood like? Judy Altmann: I had a wonderful

Encouraging Results from National Holocaust Education Survey

  A new national survey shows that Holocaust education in high school reflects gains not only in historical knowledge but also manifests in cultivating more empathetic, tolerant, and engaged students. The results also indicate that exposure to Holocaust survivor testimony is strongly associated with numerous positive outcomes in early adulthood including higher critical thinking skills and a greater sense of

ADL’s Holocaust Memorial Candelabra

  Have you ever wondered about the unique candelabra lit each year at ADL’s Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program? Created by Colorado artist Barbara Patrick, the candelabra was chosen as the winner of a contest to create such a piece in the 1990s. It has been displayed at the Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program every year since. David Fell & Company, Inc. completed