The Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine opened in 1985, and numbers 1,300 mem
The Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine opened in 1985, and numbers 1,300 members. The center sends speakers to school and college classrooms throughout the state, provides a lending library of Holocaust materials, organizes a summer seminar for teachers and students, and has assembled a resource guide for elementary school teachers. Sharon Nichols, executive director of the center, in 1995 received three death-threat letters from a group calling itself the American Liberation Movement. Details: profiles of some of Maine's Holocaust survivors, including Jerry Slivka, 81, and wife Rochelle, 75, of Portland; Emil Landau, 71, of Damariscotta; Judith Magyar Isaacson, 71, of Auburn; and Charles Rotmil, 64, of Portland.
Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine, Jews, Antisemitism, Nichols, Sharon
Bass, Sharon, "The Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine opened in 1985, and numbers 1,300 mem" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2492.
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