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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Northwestern Hillel building, a red brick building with green trees around it.

‘Putting people’s lives at the forefront’: Northwestern hosts Holocaust Remembrance Day event

April 24, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of genocide. Northwestern Hillel collaborated with SESP Prof. Danny M. Cohen to host a Holocaust Remembrance Day celebration of survivor Ava Kadishson...

Students march down campus drive as part of Alpha Epsilon Pi’s Walk to Remember in memory of Holocaust victims.

‘It was not supposed to be like this’: At Walk to Remember, a rumination on present as much as past

May 2, 2019

It was wet, gusty and 45 degrees outside Thursday evening, but the weather did little to deter the procession that marched down Sheridan Road in silence. Between 70 and 80 participants strode through...

Students walk through campus for the annual Walk to Remember. The Thursday event was hosted by Alpha Epsilon Pi in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

NU community gathers to walk for Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 12, 2018

About 50 students and community members gathered at The Rock on Thursday afternoon to participate in a walk and memorial for Holocaust Remembrance Day. The annual Walk to Remember, which is hosted...

Trachtenberg: As Jewish community faces challenges, Holocaust-denying professor has no place at NU

April 28, 2017

Monday marked an occasion called Yom HaShoah, a Holocaust Remembrance Day for communities throughout the world to honor the 11 million innocent Jews, Roma, Poles, mentally disabled and LGBTQ people —...

Holocaust survivor Magda Brown shares her experiences at Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of a series of events held to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. She said her message to her audience is protect your freedom, think seriously before hating and remind people that the Holocaust is a true historical event.

Holocaust survivor shares stories of hope, resilience at Holocaust Remembrance Day event

April 26, 2017

Holocaust survivor Magda Brown’s will to live remained strong even after she was sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp at age 17, where she became “unrecognizable” — her head was shaved...

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