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Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Hektor » 1 month 1 week ago (Wed May 05, 2021 6:29 am)

... Meaning it's now legally obligatory.... While the case can be made that such a requirement is actually unlawful:
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers signed a bill on Wednesday requiring Wisconsin middle and high school social studies classes to teach the Holocaust and other genocides.

Wisconsin joins 17 other states that require Holocaust education, according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. An 18th state, Arkansas, has a law taking effect next year.

“This bill will affect generations of kids in our state and bring increased awareness, and recognition in our schools to the tragedies of the Holocaust, the pervasiveness of anti-Semitism to this day, and hopefully cultivate a generation that is more compassionate, more empathetic, and more inclusive,” Evers said in a statement.

Under the new law, public schools, charter schools and private schools in the voucher program must include instruction on the Holocaust and other genocides at least once between fifth and eighth grade and once in high school.

The law requires the state superintendent to include the Holocaust and other genocides in model academic standards for social studies and to develop model lessons and materials on the subject for teachers. Creating that must be done in consultation with a state agency in another state that has developed such standards.

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Holocaust Education Resource Center will provide the materials, programming, and professional development necessary to implement the new requirement at no additional cost to schools, said the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Albert Darling, a Republican from River Hills.

Evers, a former state superintendent, signed the bill at the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

“The history and lessons of the Holocaust are being lost,” Darling said in a statement. “Future generations must be taught about what happened to make sure it never happens again.”

The bipartisan measure passed the Legislature unanimously. No one registered against it and the Wisconsin Catholic Conference, the Wisconsin Council of Churches and the Wisconsin Education Association Council, the state teachers union, registered in support.

Supporters testified that they are troubled with how many younger people are unaware of the scope of the genocide that occurred during World War II, in which the Nazis killed more than 6 million Jews in Europe.

Backers also pointed to a study released by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation last year that found antisemitic incidents increased 55% between 2018 and 2019 and more than tripled since 2015.

While the Holocaust and other genocides are taught in many Wisconsin schools, the new law will ensure there is continuity and consistency in instruction, supporters say.

In Massachusetts, lawmakers this year renewed a push for mandatory genocide education after a high school football coach was fired following reports that the team used antisemitic language, including a mention of Auschwitz, in its on-field play calling.
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Why do I say unlawful. Because it implements a state religion (I realise it can be argued that this would only apply to federal institution as the 1st Amdment stipulates: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances").... The Holocaust indoctrination programs def. also bear the marks of brainwashing. And one may of course also ask, how this applies to the United States, since this is about alleged events in Europe.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby borjastick » 1 month 1 week ago (Wed May 05, 2021 6:49 am)

Backers also pointed to a study released by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation last year that found antisemitic incidents increased 55% between 2018 and 2019 and more than tripled since 2015.


It is claims like this one that should contested and questioned. Jews will always, and do always, tell of massive hikes in anti semitic behaviour. They do it year on year to the point where if believable one would be seeing this as a national emergency. These attacks would be highly visible on every street corner where jews are. But they are not.

Thus I am concluding that the start point for anti semitic actions was so low as to be almost not measurable and thus they are still at a very low level or most probably they are simply lying. By this I mean that anti semitism just isn't an issue.
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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Hektor » 1 month 1 week ago (Wed May 05, 2021 8:59 am)

borjastick wrote:
Backers also pointed to a study released by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation last year that found antisemitic incidents increased 55% between 2018 and 2019 and more than tripled since 2015.


It is claims like this one that should contested and questioned. Jews will always, and do always, tell of massive hikes in anti semitic behaviour. They do it year on year to the point where if believable one would be seeing this as a national emergency. These attacks would be highly visible on every street corner where jews are. But they are not.

Thus I am concluding that the start point for anti semitic actions was so low as to be almost not measurable and thus they are still at a very low level or most probably they are simply lying. By this I mean that anti semitism just isn't an issue.


I suspect a reporting hike anyway. And then one should consider what counts as an "antisemitic incident". This could for example include name calling or graffiti. One doesn't know who the alleged "perpetrators" are neither. Last but not least the "number of incidents" would grow by 55%, if one had 20 in 2018 and 31 in 2019. Triple if there were 10 in 2015.... Reports tend to grow over time as well, since the reporting facility needs to become known to a broader audience first.

One also should note the implicit admission of being self-serving there. Self-serving in a rather obnoxious way:
They want Holocaust Indoctrination (lets call it what it is) to shield themselves from criticism, which they imply leads to "Anti-semitism". That also implies that, when they can be treated like any other group, people would become more hostile towards them. That it is this kind of obnoxious behaviour that makes people hostile to them, is of course omitted in a rather elegant way.

Meanwhile other groups, especially White or Christian ones, must endure all kinds of criticism and hostile behaviour, which in many cases is often instigated by Jews.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Merlin300 » 1 month 1 week ago (Wed May 05, 2021 3:38 pm)

Hektor wrote:
borjastick wrote:
Backers also pointed to a study released by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation last year that found antisemitic incidents increased 55% between 2018 and 2019 and more than tripled since 2015.


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Note that
"The bipartisan measure passed the Legislature unanimously. No one registered against it and the Wisconsin Catholic Conference, the Wisconsin Council of Churches and the Wisconsin Education Association Council, the state teachers union, registered in support."
If CODOH was aware of this effort 6 months ago, we could have submitted a rational, fact filled, criticism and and offer to add to development of model lessons.

As to antisemitic incidents-
What should be done is a letter sent to the iron mountain daily news challenging the bogus statistics.
The definition of anti-semitic hate incidents has expanded to mere talk such as criticism of Israel, minimization of any National Socialist crimes, praise of any National Socialist figure, or, even spelling Anti-Semitic the "wrong way."
Acts of violence or desecration have dropped.

https://www.ironmountaindailynews.com/n ... holocaust/

The CODOH Associates cannot keep pace with the constant and unopposed efforts to institutionalize Holocaust Belief. Members of the
forum and public should help out...even send a letter yourselves.

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Wisconsin schools teaching Holocaust. Let's Help!

Postby Merlin300 » 1 month 1 week ago (Sat May 08, 2021 11:03 am)

Do you want to know what "Teaching the Holocaust" consists of?

I visited the website of the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education and Resource Center (HERC) .
http://holocaustcentermilwaukee.org/edu ... ls-trunks/

They are the group providing 'Holocaust Education" materials to the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Here is the list of materials given to Middle Schools- Some of the material might pass as educational but books like
the Devil's Arithmetic are not appropriate as educational materials. Amazon describes it as science fiction, ‎fantasy‎, ‎time slip. "a historical fiction time slip novel written by American author Jane Yolen and published in 1988. The book is about Hannah Stern, a Jewish girl who lives in New Rochelle, New York and is sent back in time to experience the Holocaust."
What I would like is help in reviewing 4 or 5 of the most egregiously stupid or inaccurate of these books. CODOH can then send a respectfully letter
asking that these books be removed from the class of "Holocaust Education material." If you want to help, pick a book, tell us which one, then read it, and do an honest critique. If you don't want to help out, you shouldn't be complaining.

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl book 5 (Not up dated and full of factual errors)
Confronting Genocide reference book 1
The Devil’s Arithmetic book 5 Genre: science fiction, ‎fantasy‎, ‎time slip. a historical fiction time slip novel written by American author Jane Yolen and published in 1988. The book is about Hannah Stern, a Jewish girl who lives in New Rochelle, New York and is sent back in time to experience the Holocaust.
The Devil’s Arithmetic DVD 1
Echoes & Reflections: A Multimedia Curriculum reference binder 1
Hana’s Suitcase book 1
The Holocaust Chronicle reference book 1
I Never Saw Another Butterfly book 1 Fifteen thousand children under the age of fifteen passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp. Fewer than 100 survived. (??) In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their hopes and fears, their courage and optimism. 60 color illustrations.
Inside Hana’s Suitcase DVD 1
Into the Arms of Strangers DVD 1
Number the Stars book (New this Year!) 5
One Out of Ten DVD 1 One Survivor Remembers DVD 1
Other Victims: First Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis book (New this Year!) 1
Paper Clips DVD 1 Poster Set (25 pieces) 1
Resistance during the Holocaust reference book 1
Tak for Alt DVD 1
Teaching about the Holocaust: A Resource Book for Educators reference book (New this Year!) 1
Tell them We Remember book 1
We are Witnesses book 5 Your choice of 1 set of textbooks:
The Holocaust: The World and the Jews textbook 25 Voices of the Holocaust textbook 25 I have taken all of the checked item

http://holocaustcentermilwaukee.org/wp- ... entory.pdf

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Re: Wisconsin schools teaching Holocaust. Let's Help!

Postby Hektor » 1 month 1 week ago (Sun May 09, 2021 5:54 am)

Merlin300 wrote:Do you want to know what "Teaching the Holocaust" consists of?

I visited the website of the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education and Resource Center (HERC) .
http://holocaustcentermilwaukee.org/edu ... ls-trunks/

They are the group providing 'Holocaust Education" materials to the Milwaukee Public Schools.
Here is the list of materials given to Middle Schools- Some of the material might pass as educational but books like
the Devil's Arithmetic are not appropriate as educational materials. Amazon describes it as science fiction, ‎fantasy‎, ‎time slip. "a historical fiction time slip novel written by American author Jane Yolen and published in 1988. The book is about Hannah Stern, a Jewish girl who lives in New Rochelle, New York and is sent back in time to experience the Holocaust."
What I would like is help in reviewing 4 or 5 of the most egregiously stupid or inaccurate of these books. CODOH can then send a respectfully letter
asking that these books be removed from the class of "Holocaust Education material."
If you want to help, pick a book, tell us which one, then read it, and do an honest critique. If you don't want to help out, you shouldn't be complaining......

The more fictitious, obnoxious and ridiculous those books are the better. So the aim shouldn't necessarily be that they are removed.
Getting them to become more pushy may however work. Some witty reviews may however be useful as at least those a bit more concerned with the education of their kids will take note of this.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Merlin300 » 1 month 1 week ago (Sun May 09, 2021 11:06 am)

Hektor wrote:The more fictitious, obnoxious and ridiculous those books are the better. So the aim shouldn't necessarily be that they are removed.
Getting them to become more pushy may however work. Some witty reviews may however be useful as at least those a bit more concerned with the education of their kids will take note of this.


I could use a little wit!
At least the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education and Resource Center has stopped sending out Maus as an "educational resource!"
The fact seems to be, in a large part, that no one objects to this indoctrination of public school children into the weird twisted world of Holocaust Belief.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Hektor » 1 month 1 week ago (Sun May 09, 2021 1:39 pm)

Merlin300 wrote:
Hektor wrote:The more fictitious, obnoxious and ridiculous those books are the better. So the aim shouldn't necessarily be that they are removed.
Getting them to become more pushy may however work. Some witty reviews may however be useful as at least those a bit more concerned with the education of their kids will take note of this.


I could use a little wit!
At least the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education and Resource Center has stopped sending out Maus as an "educational resource!"
The fact seems to be, in a large part, that no one objects to this indoctrination of public school children into the weird twisted world of Holocaust Belief.


Mouse was pretty obviously targeting children (or parents/relatives that purchase children's books as a present). Evil Nazi Cats were hunting down and maltreating Poor Innocent Jewish Mice. That is definitely an attempt at imprinting an idea for when those kids grow up and may try to investigate the history of the matter. It's priming the kids into a paradigm, where they will be unable to deal with a far more complex history later.

Who controls the kids, controls the future.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Merlin300 » 1 month 1 week ago (Sun May 09, 2021 7:47 pm)

Hektor wrote:
Who controls the kids, controls the future.


And they who control the schools control the kids.

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Re: Wisconsin schools now required to teach Holocaust

Postby Lamprecht » 1 month 1 week ago (Mon May 10, 2021 9:53 am)

borjastick wrote:
Backers also pointed to a study released by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation last year that found antisemitic incidents increased 55% between 2018 and 2019 and more than tripled since 2015.


It is claims like this one that should contested and questioned. Jews will always, and do always, tell of massive hikes in anti semitic behaviour. They do it year on year to the point where if believable one would be seeing this as a national emergency. These attacks would be highly visible on every street corner where jews are. But they are not.

Thus I am concluding that the start point for anti semitic actions was so low as to be almost not measurable and thus they are still at a very low level or most probably they are simply lying. By this I mean that anti semitism just isn't an issue.

Naturally all claimed 'anti-semitic incidents' are the fault of 'white supremacist neo-nazis' but in terms of violent attacks, in the USA it is Blacks that are overrepresented and in Europe, those violent attacks would be primarily by Islamic migrants.

From: viewtopic.php?p=91416
Lamprecht wrote:Some articles from this year on Hate crimes / hoaxes

Attacks on Jews by Blacks in New York SKYROCKET, and the Media Ignores Because Attackers Are Not White
http://theredelephants.com/attacks-on-j ... narrative/ or https://archive.is/f0Yrg

The list of bogus ‘hate crimes’ in Trump era is long
https://nypost.com/2019/02/21/the-list- ... a-is-long/ or https://archive.is/0V4fA

Finley: America’s hate crime surge is a hoax
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/opini ... 374192002/ or https://archive.is/AySv9


Violent attacks on Jews certainly happen, just like they do to Whites, Blacks, Asians, etc. Whenever they do happen, we hear all about it in the news (unless it was by an 'oppressed minority' of course). These 'incidents' are a mix of a few violent attacks recorded by the police and a bunch of self-reported nonsense, like a Jew being bullied on the internet.

Can we see the alleged list of 'incidents'? Of course not, that means you don't trust "the Milwaukee Jewish Federation" which can only be because you're a racist neo-Nazi :roll:
"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance -- that principle is contempt prior to investigation."
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