New Haven Independent

By Allan Appel | JAN 8, 2014 1:36 PM

In 1945, when she was exactly the age 10th-grader Jahdese Lewis is now, Anita Schorr was the only one in her family to survive the Nazi death machine that killed six million Jews.

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How did you learn to trust society again? Jahdese asked.  Schorr’s answer – you must work extremely hard at it— was exactly what Jahdese said she needed to hear in a world full of hatred.   more

Anti-Defamation League

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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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 News

North Haven News

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