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Auschwitz Survivor Turns to Facebook to Find his Identical Twin

Menachem Bodern (born Eli Gottesman in the Ukraine) left Auchwitz on January 27, 1945 with an adopted father who took him to Israel. Now 73 years old, the survivor of the Third Reich’s most notorious death camp has turned to … Continue reading

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A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet: Teaching Tolerance to Our Students

I first heard about The Southern Poverty Law Center from my aunt. She told me all the things they were doing to rid the world of hate and injustice. Civil rights lawyers Morris Dees and Joseph Levin Jr. founded SPLC in 1971 and the … Continue reading

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Best Online and Interactive International Museums

Very few educators can take their class, hope on an airplane, skirt through customs, and visit the Hague. Here is a brief list of great museums that have wonderful online exhibits that can help to bring the museum and its … Continue reading

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Identifying the Children of the Holocaust

More than one million children died during the Holocaust, many of them separated from their families and alone. Now, the United States Holocaust Museum has begun the “Remember Me Project,” a program aimed at identifying more than 1,100 children of the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Anne Frank Museum – Now Online

The Anne Frank Museum has just launched an online initiative that allows visitors to tour the small enclosure from their home computers. It’s a wonderful educational tool for anyone who teaches the touching story of this young girl. If you … Continue reading

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