The Anti-Defamation League honored Bonnie Slyn and David Ball, Anita Schorr, and Julie and Robert Haroun at ADL’s 2013 Upper Fairfield County Award Reception and Centennial Gala at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, in Westport Cont
ADL Upper Fairfield County Centennial Gala Celebrates Exceptional Leaders from Westport, Easton
From left, Robert Haroun, Julie Haroun, Anita Schorr, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Bonnie Slyn, David Ball, ADL Connecticut Regional Director Gary Jones
Photo by Harold Shapiro.
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is devoted to fighting anti-Semitism, racism and other forms of bigotry, building bridges of understanding and safeguarding our liberties.
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Jamilett Hernandez wanted proof that the Holocaust actually happened. She wanted to see a tattooed Jewish arm.
Number 71569 obliged.
“It’s my badge of honor,” Number 71569 said.
An 83-year-old Fairfield resident knows what it is like to take on the ultimate bully, Adolf Hitler.
“Hitler bullied the world and we have to be careful to protect the freedom we have,” said Anita Ron Schorr, a Holocaust survivor who addressed about 100 people during a lecture at Quinnipiac University on Nov. 4. Cont
Holocaust survivor Anita Ron Schorr of Fairfield addresses the audience during her lecture at the Center of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University on Nov. 4.
North Haven Teachers Complete Holocaust Training at the Quinnipiac University School of Education
More than 25 teachers from Connecticut, including North Haven Middle School teachers, Alicia Crismale and Krista Kaplan, completed a Feb. 5 training program on “Echoes and Reflections: A Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust,” a comprehensive 10-part curriculum on the Holocaust. The Connecticut Office of the Anti-Defamation League(ADL) sponsored the training, which took place at the Quinnipiac University School of Education. Cont
ADL to honor five Fairfield County community leaders.
By Cindy Mindell ~
UJA/Federation of Eastern Fairfield County, in cooperation with the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT), will be the sponsoring community for this year’s official State Holocaust commemoration. The program will take place on Friday, Apr. 20 at 11 a.m. in the State Senate Chambers in Hartford. Cont.
‘Hatikvah’ in the Holocaust
The Anti-Defamation League honored Bonnie Slyn and David Ball, Anita Schorr, and Julie and Robert Haroun at ADL’s 2013 Upper Fairfield County Award Reception and Centennial Gala at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, in Westport
Ms. Schorr is among the youngest Holocaust survivors in a population that is diminishing daily. Her courage helped her to survive at a number of concentration camps.. Cont