Frank Hornstein is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from Minneapolis.
By Frank Hornstein
Holocaust education is important — as is studying the genocide of Indigenous peoples
For Indigenous Peoples' Day, a state legislator makes the case that Holocaust memorialization and genocide education should go hand-in-hand.
The best way to remember the Holocaust? Preserve our American democracy.
My late mother, a Polish Holocaust survivor, was always cautious, even in the face of positive events. If you predicted something good would happen, she would utter the Yiddish word “kinehora,” which means “to ward off the evil eye.” In essence, she did not want something discussed, lest it may not happen. Given the traumas…
Holocaust trivialization at protests isn’t just offensive. It threatens democracy
In response to stay at home orders imposed by local governments across the nation to protect American citizens from the deadly and contagious coronavirus, a wave of protests has broken out. These have been attended by an amalgam) of right wing interests, among them hard core white nationalists. We know because they brought their signs….
How One Young Dreamer Found Hope — In A Holocaust Museum
I first met Maria Cruz a little over two years ago at an Einstein Brothers Bagel Cafe on the campus of Augsburg University in Minneapolis. At the time, I was starting an academic fellowship at Augsburg’s Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship. My project was to research and analyze how the Holocaust is distorted and…
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