NY 1: 85,000 NYC eighth graders to tour Jewish Heritage Museum

The Holocaust exhibit at the Jewish Heritage Museum begins with photos of Jewish families enjoying their lives. Then, a stark reminder written on the wall: Many of these Jews were murdered by April 1943. “I’m the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. And I can say firsthand, you can’t learn about the Holocaust simply from reading […]

Daily News: With antisemitism surging in NYC, 8th graders to learn more about Holocaust

All eighth-graders in New York City public schools will have the opportunity to learn about the Holocaust through field trips to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in lower Manhattan, as city officials grapple with growing antisemitism during the Israel-Hamas war, they announced Thursday. The program was spearheaded by Councilwoman Julie Menin (D-Manhattan) who, as the […]