Yom HaShoah event expresses gratitude for Holocaust survivors, mourns genocide
By Amanda Engel
The Hillel Multi-Purpose Room was full and silent for the majority of the Yom HaShoah commemoration on Sunday. Yom HaShoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day on the Jewish calendar, and between 80 and 90 students attended the candle lighting ceremony.
Aaron Yitzhaky, one of the event’s student coordinators, ...
Remembering Holocaust: Responsibility accompanies sense of comfort
By Jake Baum, for the Mitzpeh, @jakeatumd
Social justice campaigns overwhelm our social media, fighting against issues such as global climate change, poverty and most importantly, bigotry of any kind. We’ve reached a point in history when hateful thoughts are a thing of the past and systematic discrimination simply ...