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Teacher’s guide: Notre Dame Cathedral fire

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Learn more about the Notre Dame fire and the history of the cathedral with this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

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

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