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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

Learning from the Past to Shape the Future – ADL’s 2019 Student Essay Winners Make the Connection

Seven skilled student writers rose to the top of 275 essays submitted from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming to ADL’s 2019 student Essay Contest A Tribute to Moral Courage: Standing Up Against Injustice. Twenty-four judges were challenged to choose six winning essays and for the first time, they had a tie in one of the winning positions, because there were

No Place for Hate® Celebration Breakfast Applauds 56 Schools!

Over 350 attendees celebrated 56 schools receiving their No Place for Hate® designations at ADL’s No Place for Hate Celebration Breakfast on April 12, 2019.  This year’s breakfast was held at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, which was a wonderful backdrop for attendees to consider the role they play in their own communities, as an ally, a

¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas

The ADL Mountain States Region is pleased to support ¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas, a week-long festival taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from May 16-23, 2019. The celebration will conclude with the film “The Jew of Caborca” followed by a Q&A with the film’s director and grandson of its subject David Chait and

Author Dr. Jill Klein to Interview her Father, Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein, at ADL’s 38th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program on May 2

Tickets are going fast for ADL’s 38th annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program on May 2.  The program will take place at Temple Emanuel in Denver at 6 pm and features Holocaust Survivor Gene Klein in conversation with his daughter, author Dr. Jill Klein.  Gene’s experience is captured in Jill’s book We Got The Water that tells the story of Gene and his family before, during