Kansas City Tribute To Holocaust Remembrance Day

Hundreds of thousands of Americans died in a fight against the evil empire that initiated the Holocaust.

Today's occasion is, or at least should be, every bit of an American tribute as well.

Here's a local perspective . . .

Jessica Rockhold, Executive Director for the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, says they report antisemitism at an all-time high, especially after recent antisemitic and racist incidents in metro schools.

“We are dealing with recent incidents in our community where we are seeing heightened antisemitism, racism, and homophobia,” Rockhold said.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Holocaust survivor reflects on recent Kansas City-area antisemitism acts, hope moving forward

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - On this International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park says there is hope and strife. International Holocaust Remembrance Day signifies the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army in 1945.