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Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust

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By Syd Golston and Paul Wieser Syd Golston directs a Teaching American History grant for the Phoenix Union High School district. She is a former…read more

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Lidice & Lezaky: their stories through stamps

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By Paul Weiser, Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the former director of the Braun-Glick Holocaust Institute for the Anti-Defamation League. Introduction…read more

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President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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The Holocaust: assessing responsibility and conscience

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By Paul Wieser and Syd Golston Introduction Students will internalize the pressures of society and the struggles of conscience that operated during the Holocaust and…read more

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Is Putin repeating history in Crimea?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO There’s the old saying that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. In light of the current events in Crimea,…read more

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