The Courage to Care – Rescue During the Holocaust
Mr. Holden will show the Academy Award Winning short subject film from the 90’s, The Courage to Care (based on the book by Dr. Carol Rittner) and discussion about those who chose to do the right thing and save Jews at great risk to their own lives! Other examples of Rescue during the Holocaust will be discussed.
Mr. Robert Holden, is a retired Ocean City Gifted/talented teacher (ret.-2006) and retired Senior Adjunct Professor of History, teaching WC 1, WC 2, and his own created Holocaust and Genocide Studies Course at ACCC’s Cape May County campus. (ret. -2016)
He is on the board of the SJHC, the HPSUT and the Seaville Friends Meeting.
He has published several secondary history curriculum guides, one book (presentation at UT Library in December, (and is currently awaiting finalizing/publishing his second book about the Chinese diplomat, Feng-Shan Ho who saved thousands of Viennese Jews during the Holocaust by writing them visas to Shanghai. This will be a young adult non-fiction book.)
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