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Proclamation – 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week

The ADL Mountain States Region thanks Governor Jared Polis for his proclamation declaring April 4-10 as Holocaust Remembrance Week in Colorado. View the proclamation here. The full text of the proclamation follows. PROCLAMATION: WHEREAS, the Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was a tragic genocide where approximately six million Jews and five million other persons were systematically killed by the

Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out

  Colorado Holocaust Survivors Speak Out This year, five Colorado Holocaust Survivors – Eric Cahn, Roslyn Kirkel, Peter Ney, Osi Sladek and Fanny Starr – answered the question: what do we still have to learn today from the lessons of the Holocaust? Listen to their message here.

Gratitude on Yom HaShoah

Guest blog by Sue Parker Gerson, Senior Associate Director, ADL Mountain States Region   It may seem strange to entitle a blog post “Gratitude on Yom HaShoah” when we are anything but thankful for the horror that was the Holocaust, including the decimation of civil liberties that paved its way, the loss of 6 million Jewish and 5 million other

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