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ADL Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Videos

Although we are not able to join together in person this year for ADL’s annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, we welcome you to join us online for this year’s program on Thursday, April 28 at 5:30 by registering at We are also fortunate to have video recordings of past programs that you can view today. These records of remarkable

History of the Feiner Family Chapel

This year, the ADL filmed the 2022 Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program in the Feiner Family Memorial Chapel in Temple Emanuel. Temple Emanuel and the Feiner Family Chapel have a rich history in the Colorado community and beyond. Temple Emanuel Founded in 1874, Temple Emanuel is the oldest Jewish congregation in Colorado. In its first year, the congregation’s original membership of

Proclamation – 2022 Holocaust Remembrance Week

The ADL Mountain States Region thanks Governor Jared Polis for his proclamation declaring April 24-30, 2022 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

Survival in Shanghai: Meet Holocaust Survivor Marion Goldstein

This year’s ADL Virtual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program, presented in partnership with Jewish Family Service of Colorado in celebration of its 150th anniversary, features a panel discussion about the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (the Claims Conference). One of the panel participants, Marion Goldstein, is a Holocaust survivor who was born in Shanghai, China and came to the

Elevating Moral Courage to Motivate and Inspire – 2021 Essay Winners

Educators, students and families have endured a school year like no other with the only constant being change. ADL was grateful to have been able to provide a familiar essay contest in 2021 for educators and students, A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice. Students submitted over 150 essays from across our region, researching those that have given us hope in the past and so