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A National Strategy to Counter Domestic Terrorism

On January 6th, Americans watched as an insurrection fueled by violent conspiracy theories and white supremacy gripped the nation and attacked our democracy. Unfortunately, this type of domestic terrorism threat was not a surprise; it is a threat the Anti-Defamation League has been warning about for many years – one ADL warned law enforcement about immediately before the tragic events

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

ADL Devastated by Synagogue Shooting in San Diego

On Saturday April 27, 2019, a gunman identified in media reports as 19-year-old John Earnest opened fire inside the Chabad Congregation in Poway, California, leaving one dead and three injured. The assault, which took place on the last day of Passover, occurred exactly six months after Robert Bowers’ deadly shooting rampage at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, which left 11 congregants dead

ADL Welcomes Melinda Quiat as Board Chair at Annual Meeting; Keynote Features Former White Supremacist Christian Picciolini

Over 300 members of the community joined the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region at its 2018 annual meeting last month at the Hebrew Educational Alliance in Denver.  At the meeting, ADL’s Board of Directors approved a slate of new board members and inducted Melinda Quiat as its Chair. Quiat is a long time regional and national ADL leader and is