Courtesy photo | Corey Harbaugh

Did you know Michigan schools must teach about genocide? A law passed in 2016 requires it. And that's a good thing, says Corey Harbaugh, an Allegan County-based school administrator who is on the Governor's Council on Genocide and Holocaust Education. He speaks Saturday in Kalamazoo. 

Sonia at the wheel of her Oldsmobile
Gloria Baker Feinstein

90-something Sonia Warshawski is a character. She’s less than five feet tall and drives a pink Buick with a large leopard print steering wheel. Warshawski is also one of the last living Holocaust survivors. She’s the subject of the award-winning documentary “Big Sonia” which will be shown at this year’s Southwest Michigan Jewish Film Festival


(MPRN-Lansing) Music, speeches, prayers and a candle-lighting ceremony that included 39 Jewish survivors were part of Michigan’s official commemoration of the Holocaust and the Armenian genocide. 

Raymond D'Addario, Wikimedia Commons

70 years after the Nuremberg Trials are war crimes tribunals still the best response to genocide and war time atrocities? 

Face Off Theatre

Next week, FaceOff Theatre will present a play by an all children’s cast that deals with two very serious subjects - the Holocaust and the Underground Railroad. Home On The Mornin’ Train by Kim Hines puts you in the shoes of kids facing some of the most difficult periods in history.