Teaching the Holocaust

The American Academic Setting
  • Rachel Feldhay Brenner


In his 1982 article ‘Academia and the Holocaust’, which discusses the importance of ethics in university education, Alan Berger makes a poignant observation: ‘Ideally, education is training in human potential and responsibility… Practically speaking, the question is: What is the relationship between teaching and being human?… The dissonance between what is taught and the world we live in seems overwhelming.’1


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