Justin Borus, Daniel Feiner, Andy Gurrentz and Sharon Schonhaut to Chair ADL’s 34th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program on April 16th

  • February 27, 2015
ADL 2015 Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program Chairs, L-R: Justin Borus, Daniel Feiner, Andy Gurrentz and Sharon Schonhaut


Denver, February 23, 2015… Justin Borus, Daniel Feiner, Andy Gurrentz and Sharon Schonhaut will chair the Anti-Defamation League’s 34th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program on Thursday, April 16, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel in Denver.


Borus, Feiner, Gurrentz and Schonhaut, all members of ADL’s Mountain States Regional Board of Directors, were chosen to chair the annual event because of their dedication to ADL’s mission of eliminating hatred and bigotry and their belief in the importance of Holocaust education.


Justin Borus is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Lazarus Investment Partners LLLP, a Denver-based private investment firm that invests in private and public companies in Israel and in domestic microcap companies.  Prior to Lazarus, he worked in both the private equity and investment banking groups at Bear, Stearns & CO. Inc. in New York and London.  Justin graduated from Williams College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, and was a syndicated cartoonist with his daily comic strip appearing regularly in over 300 newspapers across the country. He has also written and produced animation for both Fox Sports and ESPN.com.  Justin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Anti-Defamation League and Colorado Public Radio.



Daniel Feiner is the President of Feiner Enterprises, Inc., which concentrates on direct Real Estate investments and advisory services to the Real Estate industry and assists private and public companies in the evaluation of their capitalization and with the raising of outside capital. Daniel grew up in Denver, graduated from Kent Denver School, and then attended the University of California – Los Angeles earning a B.A. in Economics. He is a Board Member of the Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region, a member of AIPAC’s Washington Club, a Young Associate at the Denver Art Museum, a member of the JEWISHcolorado Board of Directors and the JFNA National Young Leadership Cabinet, and recently worked with the Rose Community Foundation’s Roots and Branches program. Daniel was a member of the 2013 class of Leadership Denver and was a member of the Wexner Denver 2014 class.


Andy Gurrentz was born and raised in the Chicago area. He attended Indiana University and graduated from University of Denver.  Andy has been the Vice President of Colorado Food Products INC, an import and export firm that handles manufacturing proteins, for 28 years. He has served on the board of Temple Sinai, as President of the Temple Sinai Brotherhood, with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and has been on the ADL Board for several years, with specific involvement in its Education Division.


Sharon Schonhaut’s journey from Brooklyn, NY to Denver via Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, has focused on education and nonprofit fundraising positions for local, regional, national and international institutions and organizations.  She has been actively involved with ADL for the past 27 years on the Education, Civil Rights, Centennial Celebration and Strategic Planning Committees as well as serving on the Board.  Sharon also volunteers on behalf of UNICEF and the FBI Citizen’s Academy in support of the needs of children worldwide and in respect for law enforcement in our nation.


This year’s Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program will feature Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor whose topic will be “Survival and Forgiveness: The True Story of Eva Mozes Kor, Mengele Twin.” An internationally renowned speaker, author, and lecturer, Ms. Kor is a founder, along with her sister Miriam, of CANDLES:  Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors, an organization, education center and museum located in Terre Haute, Indiana. Ms. Kor was most recently featured on the CNN special program “Voices From Auschwitz” with Wolf Blitzer.


The program will include a candle-lighting ceremony memorializing Holocaust victims and honoring Holocaust survivors, and it has traditionally featured a special Message to Colorado from the Governor.


ADL’s 34th Annual Governor’s Holocaust Remembrance Program is free, but tickets are required for admission and can be obtained by visiting http://2015ghrp.eventbrite.com or by calling 303-830-7177 ext. 220.