By Sara Jones Some used makeup to simulate bruises or burns. Others dressed in imitations of the striped uniforms of the concentration camps or wore a yellow star imprinted with the word “Jude” (Jew) - a reference to the symbol that Jewish people were forced to wear in Nazi Ger … [Read more...] about TikTok Holocaust Trend Shows that We Need to Teach the Ethics of Remembrance
As part of the ongoing efforts by Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) and Beit Lohamei Haghetaot - Ghetto Fighters' House Museum to establish, preserve and educate future generations on the history of the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union, GPG and Beit Lohamei Haghetaot have … [Read more...] about Beit Lohamei Haghetaot and Genesis Philanthropy Group Bring History of Holocaust in USSR to Israeli Students
By Mark Wilf
We ended last week with the news that $350 billion in small business loans offered through the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act had been exhausted. The announcement of the availability of these funds, just two weeks before, was welcomed … [Read more...] about Yom HaShoah:
A Day to Remember, A Day to Make a Difference
By Joey Eisman [The following is part of an essay series on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Jewish education presenting low-barrier methods for infusing SEL into the work of Jewish educators. It is important to note that this piece was written before the current … [Read more...] about Reframing Conversations at Auschwitz: A Social and Emotional Learning Approach to the March of the Living
By Cheyenne Paris But Why Anne Frank? Annelies Marie Frank was born in Frankfort, Germany on June 12, 1929. She was welcomed into the world by her mother, Edith, father, Otto, and older sister, Margot. A short fifteen years later, she would die of typhus in Bergen-Belsen … [Read more...] about But Why Anne Frank?