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2016 THGC Grant Recipients Chosen
By THGC Admin
The recipients for the 2016 THGC Grant have been chosen! Three different projects will be funded--read on to find out what to expect in the coming year.
January 27: Connecting Students with the Distant Past on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
By Jasmine Bisheh, Education Intern
While several nations already have remembrance days for the Holocaust, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is unique as a secular, multinational day of observance. On this day, UN member states seek to honor the victims and to develop educational resources. The purpose is both to keep the history alive and prevent future genocides.
January 20: The Wannsee Conference
By Robin Lane
The “Final Solution of the Jewish Question” – the total annihilation of European Jewry – was decided upon and put into motion on this day in 1942, at the Wannsee Conference in a suburb of Berlin, Germany.
January 17: The Arrest of Raoul Wallenberg
By Cheyanne Perkins
Today marks the 71st anniversary of the arrest of Raoul Wallenberg. For some, his name may not be well-known, but for thousands of Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust, he meant the difference between life and death.
2016 THGC Video Contest Deadline
By THGC Admin
The deadline to enter the THGC's 2016 video contest is February 15th! Now is the time to put the finishing touches on your entries. All 6-12 grade Texas students are eligible to enter.