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LEARNING THROUGH LEGACY
HOLOCAUST EDUCATION

GENERATIONS AFTER MN

OUR SPEAKERS BRING THEIR STORIES TO YOU

Descendants of the Holocaust are today’s voices for education and action, and an invaluable source to understanding this complex history and its lasting effect on the world.

EDUCATE

Speakers provide family testimony to instill empathy into Holocaust history.

CONNECT

Events planned throughout Minnesota for families of descendants.

REMEMBER

Commemorate signi cant historical events throughout the state to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust are remembered.


We use Holocaust curriculum that meets state standards and tailor our lesson according to needs. Presentations available for groups at any location.

Customized staff development and group presentations available.

MEET THE FOUNDERS


Meira Besikof

MEIRA BESIKOF

Meira Besikof is a granddaughter of two Holocaust survivors, So a and Norman Burstein from Kovno, Lithuania. They survived the Kovno Ghetto, Dachau, and Stutthof extermination camps. Their strength, zest for life, and love of Judaism continue to inspire her.

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Meira graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business and minor in Spanish. She has three school-aged children.

Judi Shink

JUDI SHINK

Judi Shink is the granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors. They were her heroes. Ted and Charlotte Weiss were from the former Czechoslovakia and spent the Holocaust in hiding. Jack and Genia Grinbaum were from Poland and are survivors of Harzungen, Dora, Buchenwald, Cyhelmno, Plaksow, and Mauthausen.

Judi has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from UW-Madison and M.Ed. in Parent and Family Education from the University of Minnesota. She has two teenage children.




GENERATIONS AFTER MN

A program of Tolerance Minnesota and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas

FOR MORE INFORMATION

genaftermn@toleranceminnesota.org
toleranceminnesota.org

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