Eszter Kutas is Acting Director of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation
By Eszter Kutas
After reflecting on the Fourth of July, how do we move forward?
In examining history, one of the great challenges is compartmentalizing the ideas and actions of the inspiring, yet decidedly imperfect. We just marked the 244th anniversary of America’s founding, and remembered the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights. There is no questioning these founding documents as seminal writings on the virtues of equality….
80 Years After Kristallnacht, Holocaust Education Is More Important Than Ever
Two-and-half-weeks ago, the Philadelphia community came together to formally open the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Plaza at the first public Holocaust memorial in downtown Philadelphia. Just five days later, a gunman killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, and it became tragically clear that our concern about history repeating itself was warranted. November 9th marks the 80th…
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