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The December Dilemma: December Holiday Guidelines for Public Schools and Public Spaces

As the December holidays approach, school administrators and teachers face the challenge of planning holiday programs and activities within and outside the classroom that demonstrate a respect for students of all faiths and religious beliefs.  Civic officials similarly may face difficult questions about the placement of religious displays on public property. While acknowledging the December holiday season, it’s important to

Get your 2020 Positive Impact! calendar today!

Get your 2020 Positive Impact! calendar now! The ADL Mountain States Regional Office is pleased to offer you the NEW 2020 Calendar edition of Positive Impact! This unique calendar provides ideas and resources with sections in English and Spanish. The 2020 Calendar of Observances includes brief explanations of each cultural observance. Click here to view the calendar.  Click here for

RESOURCES FOR THE JEWISH HIGH HOLIDAYS: YOUR GUIDE TO SCHOOL AND WORKPLACE ACCOMMODATIONS

With the Jewish Holidays fast approaching, ADL has the resources and guides you need to understand the requirements concerning school and workplace accommodations. Please contact your ADL Mountain States Regional Office for assistance or to answer any questions. The issue of the proper role of religion in public schools continues to be the subject of great controversy. School officials, parents and

Applications Being Accepted for ADL’s Words to Action Teen Internship! Deadline Extended to September 27!

ADL is now accepting applications for a new Words to Action (WTA) Teen Internship, supported by a generous grant from Rose Community Foundation. Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Anti-Semitism, an interactive education program for middle, high school and college students, is designed to empower and equip teens and college students with constructive and effective responses to combat anti-Semitism and

38th Annual ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Featured Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein and his daughter Dr. Jill Klein

  On May 2, nearly 1,600 guests joined ADL for its 38th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, one of the largest such events in the United States. This year’s program, at Temple Emanuel in Denver, featured a conversation between Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein and his daughter, Dr. Jill Klein, a professor specializing in resiliency. In the spring of 1944, when