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Welcome to the IHE

The Institute for Holocaust Education strives to provide quality Holocaust education programming across Nebraska and beyond. We offer resources and training for educators, as well as events for students and the general public. 


Help to ensure the IHE can continue to provide education to our community by donating today.

Open to all students in 9th through 12th grades, the "Tribute to the Rescuers" Essay Contest is a unique opportunity for students to explore the topic of moral courage.  Inspired by the people of Denmark - who rescued their Jewish neighbors during the Holocaust - the Essay Contest asks students to think deeply and offers awards and scholarships. Visit the Essay Contest page to learn more about the contest and how to enter! 

POSTMARK DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 2018
AWARDS CEREMONY: APRIL 30, 2018

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Searching for Humanity 

Exhibit at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum

The Searching for Humanity: Veterans, Victims and Survivors of World War II exhibit tells a powerful story about the Holocaust and those who rescued survivors from concentration camps. Your class can tour the exhibit, participate in hands-on activities and ADL anti-bias training, and learn from a Holocaust survivor.

To sign your class up, click here! 

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Week of Understanding

 

A week-long opportunity to learn from Holocaust survivors

Join the IHE and other Omaha area middle and high schools in participating in the Week of Understanding program. The program bringing national and local Holocaust survivors for a week of speaking engagements and outreach March 19-23. 

For more information, click here! 


 
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THE IHE IS INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL TO ALL OF OUR DONORS AND SUPPORTERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE FORWARD-THINKING INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE CREATED A LEGACY BY INCLUDING THE IHE IN THEIR PLANS FOR AFTER-LIFETIME GIVING:

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John Atherton & Marti Rosen-Atherton
Michelle Byrnes
Robert & Marla Cohen

Jerry (of blessed memory) and Janey Dann
Deborah Denenberg

Norman & Eunie Denenberg
Beth Seldin Dotan
Cantor Leo & Annette Fettman
Liz & Yonatan Feldstern
H. Lee and Carol Gendler Charitable Fund
Donald Gerber
David Gilinsky & Katherine Finnegan
Dora Goldstrom

Mark Goldstrom
Bonnie Kuklin Horwich

Jon Jabenis
Karen & Gary Javitch
Fran & Rich Juro
Gloria C. Kaslow
Howard J. Kaslow
Beatrice Karp
Marsha A. Kleinberg
Milton M. Kleinberg
Sara & Ari Kohen
Shane & David Kotok

Janie Fox Kulakofsky
Steve & Bonnie Levinger
David Lieberman
Jody & Neal Malashock

Chaya Sarah Malkah
Eli & Ann Modenstein
Jane & Allan Murow
Mary-Beth & Bruce Muskin
Amy Nachman
Gary Nachman
Linda Neumann-Potash
Murray & Sharee Newman
Patty Nogg
Steve Nogg
Gilda Pieck
Alan E. Potash

David & Gretchen Radler
Marty & Iris Ricks

Carl Riekes
Steven & Margo Riekes
Zoe Riekes
Esther Silver
Fred Tichauer
John & Donna Walter
Benjamin & Anna Wiesman Family

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