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Two days ago the tall building of the Israeli Television First Channel was torn down, amid a big party, music and speeches. Back in 1968 I was elected to be on the founding team of the 1st TV station of Israel. I worked both in the Hebrew and the Arabic departments filming news documentaries.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill (HB) 3257 into law, establishing the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission. This commission will produce biennial studies of antisemitism in Texas, work with schools and institutions of higher educations to develop effective methods to combat antisemitism, and implement Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs.
University of Houston, double major Spanish and history
University of Houston, double major political science and computer science
Something happens when people survive a horrible trauma such as the Holocaust. Instead of shouting about it from the rooftops, they go silent, leaving their stories to be told by the second and third generations. Pastor Jobst Bittner, founding visionary of the March of Remembrance, is an authority on this Veil of Silence and the detriment it can cause to people who bury the past in an effort not to relive it.
Susan Myers is president of the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO). Before that, she worked in various capacities at the Holocaust Museum Houston for more than 10 years and has studied the Holocaust
Founder and President, Infinity Concepts
Dr. Gideon Greif is an Israeli historian who specializes in the history of the Holocaust, especially the history of the Auschwitz concentration camp and particularly the Sonderkommando in Auschwitz.