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Travel abroad opens high school students’ eyes

For many years, Lori Jacobsen’s East Valley High School European history and western civilization students have written essays and created art on the Holocaust for the annual Yom Hashoah commemoration at Temple Beth Shalom.

She has also invited Holocaust survivors to speak in her classes and taken students on nearly 20 summer trips to visit places where history happened in Europe—history from following Michelangelo’s footsteps to following the footsteps of people to concentration camps.. .. .  . . .read more

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