The UPenn Prof Who Makes His Students Watch Lanzmann's Shoah in One Sitting
Using testimonies of survivors in books, video clips and movies, Al Filreis – a literary scholar, not a historian – teaches a popular but painful class aimed at leading students to develop their own ethical view of humanity.
As time passes, memories of the Holocaust are beginning to fade. The last remaining survivors are dying off. In Israel schoolchildren still learn about it – but around the world, the annihilation of six...
Want to enjoy 'Zen' reading - with no ads and just the article? Subscribe today