Just last week Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law the bill I had introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives, with another member of the Jewish caucus, that requires Holocaust and genocide education as a requirement for graduation from Colorado public schools.
Chelsea Football Club, which launched an initiative to fight anti-Semitism in sports, and the New England Revolution will send a 30-member delegation.
Trudeau calls it a “shameful chapter” in Canada’s history.
The law, which bans blaming Poles or Poland for being complicit in Nazi crimes, wasn’t intended to block testimonies of survivors, the president said.
March of the Living said that it would continue its trips despite the new Polish law about Holocaust language that has been criticized by Israel.
The March of the Living should be moved from Poland in response to its parliament’s new bill banning terms like “Polish death camps,” the rabbi wrote.
The son of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said that the United States had not learned the lessons of the Holocaust because it has turned away Syrian refugees.
For me, the March deepened my resolve to work for a world of peace and tolerance. And it cemented my commitment to Israel as a refuge for the Jewish people. What it did not do was move me to work for a world where my country would shut out those fleeing mass murder, such as is happening today with Syria’s refugees.
Almost 20 years before Jared Kushner became a chief adviser to Donald Trump, a man who has boasted about groping women’s genitals, he rescued a teenage girl from a groping attack in Poland.
Thousands of young people from at least 45 countries participated in the March of the Living in Poland at the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex of concentration camps.