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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

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

Past, Present and Future – Moral Courage is All Around. ADL’s 2020 Student Essay Winners

In the last two months, we have all experienced a rapidly changing world in every aspect of our lives. One thing that has not changed during this unprecedented time is the strength of students’ ideas and voices. Just as in every generation before them, today’s students are digesting the changing world around them, analyzing critical issues, making choices and taking

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

POSTPONED – ADL 39th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program

THE 39th ANNUAL ADL GOVERNOR’S HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED. With the continued spread of COVID-19, evolving guidelines for large community gatherings and out of respect for our community’s health and safety – especially that of our honored Survivor community – ADL has made the difficult decision to postpone the 39th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program (originally scheduled for