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A Special Message from Holocaust Survivor Renée Fink

  A Special Message from Holocaust Survivor Renee Fink This year’s ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program had planned to feature a keynote interview with Holocaust Survivor and Hidden Child Renée Fink. Although Renee could not be with us in person, she has graciously recorded a video message for this year’s Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program and Yom HaShoah commemorations. Watch it

Director’s Message: Yom HaShoah 2020

  Tuesday, April 21, is Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day. For 38 years, our community has come together for the ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program. In recent years, close to 1,700 people have heard from the Governor and a prominent Holocaust survivor. Unfortunately, the unprecedented global health crisis has prevented us from joining together in person a 39th time.

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

Proclamation – 2020 Holocaust Remembrance Week

The ADL Mountain States Region thanks Governor Jared Polis for his proclamation declaring April 20-24 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