Rescuers of the Holocaust: Taking a Stand
Scholars Peter Hayes, Deborah Dwork, Wendy Lower, Joshua Rubenstein, Michael Berenbaum, and Jonathan Petropoulos describe the steps that Nazi Germany took in deciding to murder the Jews of Europe.
Margaret MacDonald, the executive director of the Montana Association of Churches, came up with the idea of putting up the paper menorahs. She thought it would be a "simple thing" for people to do. Yet when she went to hang the menorah in her own window, she had second thoughts.
Farah Pandith speaks about how George Washington's 1790 letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island began a American tradition of respect toward people of different faiths.
The following scholars, prominent authors, and notable public figures contributed to Facing History's new publication, Washington's Rebuke to Bigotry: Reflections On Our First President’s Famous 1790 Letter To the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island. Find more about the contributors here.
Facing History and Ourselves, in partnership with the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom has launched the Give Bigotry No Sanction project to inspire thoughtful conversation about matters of religious freedom.