Extremism and domestic terrorism are not new problems in our country, but they are challenges that in recent weeks have come into sharper focus. How to address these trends and reverse the rise in extremist and domestic terror activities — actions that are dangerous to human life and that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States — is an increasingly urgent question.
As we gather to commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 8, we are reminded that education is one of the most powerful tools we have to create lasting and meaningful change. History provides an invaluable lens through which we may understand the present.
Learning about the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust