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Engage and Learn More About December’s Dilemma 

In advance of the upcoming December holidays, the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Regional Office sent over 300 letters to superintendents of public school districts in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. The letters included quick reference guides on how best to handle the upcoming “December Dilemma,” when many different religious holidays are observed and it can be difficult for public schools

Why is December Still a Dilemma?

  The Anti-Defamation League’s Mountain States Regional Office has sent more than 200 letters to Colorado and Wyoming superintendents and legal counsels of public school districts with quick reference guides on how best to handle the upcoming “December Dilemma,” when many different religious holidays are observed and it can be difficult for public schools to know the best way to

Know Your Rights! School and Workplace Accommodations for the Jewish High Holidays

Know Your Rights and Obligations Every fall, students and employees who observe the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (“High Holidays”) must resolve scheduling conflicts resulting from their concurrent religious obligations and school or work responsibilities. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) firmly believes that to create welcoming and respectful school and workplace environments, diligent efforts should be made

School Voucher Defeat A Win For Religious Freedom

In a letter submitted to the Denver Post, Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Regional Director Scott L. Levin writes:   The Denver Post got it wrong when it criticized the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision striking down the Douglas County school voucher program as unconstitutional. The voucher program raised serious questions about religious freedom.   The voucher program channeled taxpayer dollars to schools founded