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Assignment shows educators’ ignorance

Assignment shows educators’ ignorance
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Schools in the Rialto School District gave eighth graders an 18-page paper assignment to argue whether or not the Holocaust was an actual event. The argument was that the Holocaust could have been a “propaganda tool that was used for political and monetary gain.” School board members stated that they are supposed to encourage critical thinking and encourage... 

Gurock recalls Kristallnacht

Gurock recalls Kristallnacht
Jeffrey S. Gurock was the second guest lecture in the Kristallnacht Lecture series in Morgan Auditorium. Gurock presented “While the Holocaust Raged: New York Jews on the American Home Front, 1938-1945” on November 8. Gurock spoke of his personal experiences growing up Jewish in New York and how his father, a Jewish firefighter, influenced him as a little boy. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela... 

Sam Goetz shares Holocaust survival story

Sam Goetz shares Holocaust survival story
Sam Goetz told several stories about survival and hiding from the Nazi army, and read passages from his memoir titled “I Never Saw My Face” in the Campus Center on Feb. 23. He was only 11 years old when he was taken into a Nazi concentration camp in Poland. Goetz is the uncle of Jozef Goetz, professor of computer science, who invited his uncle to speak on campus. / photo by Candice Salazar Robert... 

Lipstadt lecture sheds light on Eichmann trial

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Wednesday marked the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the night of broken glass, during which a series of attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria involved the ransacking and torching of synagogues, Jewish homes and shops. In remembrance of the day Deborah Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish and holocaust studies at Emory University, shared... 
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