Poway Synagogue in California; Nine Attacks during the Eight Days of Hanukkah in Brooklyn; Cemeteries and Synagogues vandalized nationwide; Rising anti-Semitism on College Campuses
According to the ADL there were 1,879 anti-Semitic incidents in the United States during 2018. And, while the data is still being compiled, 2019 is on track to be another record high year for anti-Semitic incidents. (USA Today, 10/21/19)
The work of the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center will not be finished until the culture of hatred ceases to plague our society. Your membership allows us to continue the work of educating new generations of Rhode Islanders about the dire consequences of anti-Semitism, hate, discrimination and apathy.
We need your help to continue this vital work
Our mission is to help build a more just world by combating anti-Semitism, discrimination and hate through education. Programs like our Survivor Speakers Bureau, Holocaust Through the Arts and the annual Arts & Writing Contest directly engage up to 10,000 Rhode Island students each year. And, the on-going work we do developing the Holocaust-Genocide Curriculum means we indirectly reach all middle and high school students in Rhode Island.
As Rabbi Tarfon in Pirke Avot teaches us, “It is not your responsibility to finish the work of perfecting the world, but you are not free to desist from it either.” Please become a member of our organization and help repair the world. Thank you.
Only Through Education is there Hope
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