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Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University

Sarah Cushman
Lexy Gore
Kresge Centennial Hall, Room 3214
1880 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 467-4088
Email: hef@northwestern.edu
Web: http://hef.northwestern.edu
Contact: Sarah Cushman

The mission of the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEFNU) is to advance Holocaust education at institutions of higher learning around the world. To achieve this mission, HEFNU aims to develop professors qualified to teach Holocaust courses, grow the number of colleges and universities that offer Holocaust courses, and thereby increase the number of students who study the Holocaust. The term Holocaust designates the persecution and genocide of European Jewry in the mid-twentieth century.

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