The Final Camp Drop-off

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Well, this is it. The final year. Her final year at Herzl as a camper and my heart is breaking for her. Today we spent the entire day together. Making crepes and cookies, hoping that the sadness, that both of us know is inevitable, wouldn’t set in. Checking lists and shoving way too much stuff […]

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Dr. Linda Mack Schloff Research Award Deadline Approaching

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Interested in coming to use collections at the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives but live outside the Twin Cities? Consider applying for the Dr. Linda Mack Schloff research award! Funds of up to $1,400 are available for researchers located outside the Twin Cities to use on travel expenses. The deadline for applying […]

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Are Minnesota Students Being Taught Enough About The Holocaust?

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In 1989, renowned author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel wrote in The New York Times about the movies, TV shows, and theatre productions that attempted to show and teach about the mass destruction of Jewish life by the Nazis. He believed them to be failures. A survivor of Auschwitz, the infamous concentration camp where more […]

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Watch: Minnetonka Student’s Anti-Semitic Rap Surfaces

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An anti-Semitic video has surfaced of a male who is, district parents have confirmed, one of the Minnetonka High School students at the center of last week’s anti-Semitic dance proposal. The video was being circulated in Minnetonka Public Schools parents’ group on Facebook, and it originated from the Instagram account where an apology was posted […]

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Outside My Bubble

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I strain to understand what Holocaust survivors went through to the best of my ability but know that I never will.

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