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The state Senate last week unanimously passed a bill to have the state Education Department tudy — and how — school districts teach their students about the Holocaust. As the legislature … more
Students in Yeshiva South Shore’s Mechina Division were visited by two Holocaust survivors, Jack Nayberg and Dora Siegelman. Rabbi Yoni Escovitz, a seventh grade rebbi at YOSS and rav of … more
HALB eighth graders presented the culmination of their year long “Names Not Numbers” project. This is a unique Holocaust oral history documentary project in which the students themselves … more
A group representing children hidden during the Holocaust slammed the U.S. border policy of separating families seeking asylum. “Separation of the family for us is probably the worst thing … more
HANIA, Crete — On Sunday, 263 candles will be lit at an interfaith memorial service at the city’s historic Etz Hayyim synagogue. The names of local Jews who perished during the Holocaust … more
When Holocaust historians ask what Americans knew, the focus often is on lawmakers, whose initiatives might have mitigated the Nazi genocide. An exhibit that opened last month at the U.S. Holocaust … more
Stories were shared, tears were shed, yet hope and belief emerged as over 300 guests viewed a screening of the Holocaust documentary, “Names Not Numbers, A Movie in the Making,” at … more
A decade ago, relatively few people in Russia knew about Sobibor, the smallest-scale facility of the six killing centers that the Nazis built in occupied Poland. This relative obscurity persisted … more
In 2008, famed comic book artist Neal Adams and Holocaust historian Rafael Medoff teamed up to create a comic about Dina Babbitt, a Czech Jewish artist forced by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele to … more
When Bryan Stevenson set out to build a memorial to the thousands of black people lynched in the United States, he thought about Germany and Poland. Those countries, where millions of Jews died at … more
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