Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Your DGB for today is to honor the over six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.

Yes, there are many haunting physical memorials you can visit and lots of literature you should read. Do those things. But, more importantly, see if your state has passed legislation requiring Holocaust education in the school system. Shockingly, fewer than ten states have such laws on the books, which may be one of the reasons a recent study showed that two thirds of millennials didn’t know what Auschwitz was, among other head shake-worthy finds. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/holocaust-study-millennials/

Use this state-by-state tool to identify gaps in your state’s education on the Holocaust and let your state representatives know what they can do better:

https://web.archive.org/web/20090505232145/http://www.ushmm.org/education/foreducators/states/