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The year 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and throughout the past year we have been able to present a number of well-attended, thought-provoking programs about this important part of history. We talked about the odd parallels of the Nuremburg laws and Jim Crow; we discussed marginalization and prejudice and how it…

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Peter Feigl: May 22, 1944

Peter Feigl

Peter Feigl was Jewish according to Nazi law, but not in his own mind. Peter’s parents…
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T his Center was built by people who believed in the power of knowledge. As victims and witnesses to the Holocaust they felt a deep responsibility to teach future generations about the ultimate cost of prejudice and blind nationalism. It is not enough to know the names and dates and places of tragedies; we must also remember the reasons that these tragedies occur.

We want to inspire visitors to be compassionate and accepting of others, to be responsible and respectful members of a diverse community, and to acknowledge their responsibility to protect the rights of others as fervently as they protect their own.

There is no continent without ethnic conflict and no community where there is not distrust. We know that the future of humanity depends on understanding these deep-rooted problems, and working together to create a future where everyone is safe and is welcome.

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