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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

Melinda Quiat to be inducted as ADL Regional Board Chair at June 13 Annual Meeting

The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region is pleased to announce that Melinda Quiat will be inducted as its new Regional Board Chair at its Annual Meeting on June 13. Ms. Quiat will follow in the footsteps of her father Gerald M. Quiat, who was Regional Board Chair from 1980 – 1982.  Ms. Quiat, a long-time member and supporter of ADL

ADL Expert Provides Training on Extremist Threats

The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region provided training on the threats posed by white supremacists and anti-government adherents for several law enforcement and government agencies in August. Joanna Mendelson, Senior Investigative Researcher and Director of Special Projects for ADL’s Center on Extremism, conducted the trainings. Mendelson conducted a training on Aug. 23 for nearly 100 individuals on the “sovereign citizen”