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ADL Senior Associate Director Jeremy Shaver Interviewed on CBS4 News Regarding Safety and Security for Houses of Worship

  ADL Mountain States Region Senior Associate Director Jeremy Shaver spoke with CBS4 News about an initiative in Jefferson County, Colorado to provide security training for faith-based institutions. The Safety in Faith Summit is kicking off its fifth year this week as part of an effort led by Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader. “It is critical that the public and

Anti-Semitic Incidents Remained at Near-Historic Levels in 2018

Denver, CO, April 30, 2019 … The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents declined slightly in 2018, but remained near-historic levels, according to new data released today by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League). There were 48 incidents of anti-Jewish harassment and vandalism reported in the three-state region of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, with 39 of those incidents taking place in Colorado.

We Should All Be Safe in Our Houses of Worship

A Letter from ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin   Friends, We should all feel safe in our houses of worship. It doesn’t matter if you are in a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, the Mother Emanuel Church in South Carolina or the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pennsylvania. On Thursday night, we learned about shootings at two mosques in

Racial tropes aren’t “loose talk”

On Sunday morning March 10, The Denver Post ran the editorial cartoon pictured here on the back page of the Perspective section of the newspaper. In response, ADL Mountain States Regional Director Scott Levin submitted a letter to the editor of The Denver Post. In explaining why he felt the cartoon merited a response, Levin said: I thought this was wrong on