Poverty and Loneliness amongst Holocaust Survivors By Emma Eytan On the second week of the month, Raffi, a volunteer with the Jaffa Institute’s Accompanying the Elderly program, knocks on Mali’s door. He is greeted by a warm smile and the comforting aroma of a fresh pot of cof … [Read more...] about ‘I Live on the Fourth Floor. I Haven’t Been Outside in Years’
By Sharna Marcus Today I asked my students to create a Graffiti Wall that would help future generations remember the Holocaust - we had just finished reading Night and I thought it would help bring closure to all we have read and learned.... However, for the first time I had a … [Read more...] about Wanted: Holocaust Cybereducators
The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) has launched a traveling art exhibition which commemorates the victims of the Babyn Yar massacre in Ukraine during September 1941, one of the largest mass-killings of Jewish people by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. The … [Read more...] about Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Centre Launches London Exhibition in Call for Greater Recognition of One of The Holocaust’s Largest Massacres
By Timothy Langille The Soviet Red Army liberated the most notorious of the Nazi death camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, on Jan. 27, 1945. This year, the United Nations and 39 countries will commemorate that date with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This date … [Read more...] about How Will Generations that Didn’t Experience the Holocaust Remember It?
By Karen L. Berman As the Jewish and global communities prepare to mark the United Nations-designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, there’s a foreboding sense of déjà vu in the continued persecution and hate which links the Nazi atrocities with con … [Read more...] about Holocaust Education must Lay the Foundation for a More Tolerant, Safer Future