Holocaust education suffers under recession budget cuts

Tens of thousands of teachers around the country teach the Holocaust to their students as a way of understanding not just the history of the Jewish people, but the plagues of racism, sexism, and homophobia, the dangers of group-think, propaganda and stereotypes, and the importance of standing up for what you believe in, regardless of […]

Homeless Holocaust survivor leaves Hebrew University $100,000

In a story of Tzedakah that makes you weep, AP reports that a Holocaust survivor who passed away this week in New York at the age of 92 bequeathed $100,000 to Hebrew University to fund medical research scholarships. But that’s not all – she was homeless. It seems that she saved every penny she owned […]