On Friday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m., Congregation Beth Shalom will host the New Life Players performing readings from the Holocaust play, "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," by Celeste Raspanti at Shabbat services.
The Muslim Council of Britain, the country's main Islamic umbrella group, has decided to boycott the National Holocaust Day for the second year running saying that the January 26 event was not "sufficiently inclusive."
MAPLE PARK — As a prisoner in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during World War II, George Mueller saw fellow inmates die on a daily basis. At the time, Mueller was about the same age as the students he addressed on Friday during Cynthia Planert's Humanities class at Kaneland High School.
Last week's federal court order to deport John Demjanjuk, the convicted Nazi guard once sentenced to death in Israel, is focusing renewed attention on the question of how to pursue justice in Holocaust-related cases.
Free Holocaust Education Kit
Teaching Tolerance's one survivor remembers kit includes award-winning film, primary documents, activities and resources. Grades 8 and up. Free to classroom teachers, homeschoolers, others. www.tolerance.org
Jewish Holocaust Studies at aish.com
Comprehensive site on holocaust studies. Historical overviews, survivors' stories, thought-provoking articles, seminar on anti-Semitism, bibliography. Excellent resource for students. search.aish.com