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Join ADL, Chavurat Hamidbar and The New Mexico Jewish Historical Society for “Antisemitism Yesterday and Today” on April 18

What do Pharaoh, Martin Luther and Robert Bowers have in common? To understand modern-day antisemitism and its resurgence, including Holocaust denial, extremism and other manifestations, it is critical to first explore the beginnings of antisemitism itself. Through an interactive analysis of antisemitic thought and writing throughout history, we will learn how very specific trends, themes and stereotypes lead straight from

Words to Action Longitudinal Study Shows Program Empowers Students to Stand Up to Antisemitism

With antisemitism and anti-Israel bias at their highest levels in recent memory, ADL is responding by equipping students with constructive and effective tools to stand up to these challenges in high schools, on college campuses, at summer camps and more with its signature Words to Action program. Thanks to a generous grant from Rose Community Foundation and others, ADL reached

Hate Crime Reports Surge Across Mountain States Region in 2019

    The number of reported hate crimes spiked in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming in 2019, according to the FBI’s annual hate crime report released on Monday. In Colorado, the number of reported incidents increased by 74 percent between 2018 and 2019. In New Mexico, the increase was 79 percent. After zero incidents were reported in Wyoming in 2018,

One Year Later: Plot to Bomb Pueblo’s Temple Emanuel

November marks one year since the FBI arrested Richard Holzer for plotting to bomb Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo, CO. ADL welcomed last month’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that Holzer had pled guilty to federal hate crime and other charges. ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin thanked the law enforcement agencies involved in the arrest and

ANTISEMITISM UNCOVERED: A GUIDE TO OLD MYTHS IN A NEW ERA

Antisemitism Uncovered: A Guide to Old Myths in a New Era is a comprehensive resource with historical context, fact-based descriptions of prevalent antisemitic myths, contemporary examples and calls-to-action for addressing this hate. The report explores the history of antisemitism in order to understand its roots and how it has been linked with wider narratives and power structures and, thus, to