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Resisting Evil: Women Upstanders in the Genocides, Part II

March
31

By THGC Admin
On March 15, this blog looked at women's resistance actions within the Holocaust, the Cambodian genocide, and the Darfur genocide. Now, we will look at the heroism of women who survived the Bosnian and Rwandan genocides.

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The Challenges of Memorializing Genocide

March
23

By THGC Admin
Memorials are dedicated to significant events or individuals, but what of those that honor topics which are difficult to comprehend? This is a challenge with structures that memorialize genocides, as Social Media Intern Luoman Huang explains.

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Resisting Evil: Women Upstanders in the Genocides

March
15

By THGC Admin
For Women's History Month, the THGC would like to encourage our blog readers to reflect on the stories of a few of the many women who have resisted against genocide.

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Finding Esther Within: Purim in the Wake of Genocides

March
9

By THGC Admin
Rabbi Brian Strauss of Houston describes the Jewish annual festival of Purim, which occurs later this month (March 23-24). Centered on the biblical Book of Esther, Purim recounts a story of one villain's ultimately unsuccessful attempt to orchestrate a genocide against ancient Persia's Jews. Purim is especially joyful in its remembrance of the intended victims' salvation. By contrast, however, the memory of millions murdered in recent genocides has prompted many people to question traditional assumptions about how we can best understand historical atrocities.

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March 1: Ambassador Siv, From the Killing Fields to the White House

March
1

By Jasmine Bisheh, Education Intern
Our Education Intern profiles Ambassador Sichan Siv, one of our commissioners. Siv is a survivor of the Khmer Rouge's genocidal terror in Cambodia, and now makes his home in Texas.

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