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After 70 years, voices of Holocaust survivors sing again

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When the concentration camps of Europe were liberated at the end of World War II, David Boder, a psychologist from Chicago, recorded interviews with dozens of former prisoners. Continue reading

Young conservatives: Climate change is an issue for all of us

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There is a growing movement among young conservatives, including evangelical Christians, who support environmental regulations. They say it’s important to act as faithful stewards of the earth. One group, the Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, has grown to 10,000 members in the past five years. Continue reading

This nine-year-old boy is destined to become a spiritual leader

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Jalue Dorje is not your everyday nine-year-old Minnesota boy. While Dorje enjoys soccer, swimming and Pokemon, he is believed to be the reincarnation of an eminent Buddhist spiritual leader who died nine years ago. Continue reading

Muslim American students face high rates of bullying

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Some 50 percent of all Muslim students in the U.S. have been bullied by their peers, surveys by the civil rights group Center on American-Islamic group suggest. Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Lesson Plans and Activities

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May 5, 2016, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the Holocaust, engaging lesson plans and information to help students take steps to move forward without forgetting the past. Continue reading

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