Technology Visits Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C.

Technology Visits Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C.Ninth grade students at Technology High School traveled to Washington D.C. on February 20, 2018 on a trip funded by the Morris Rubell Holocaust Remembrance Journeys. THS students visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Lincoln Memorial, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on a tour led by Michael Rubell, whose father, Morris Rubell, survived the Holocaust. At the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, students were able to see actual artifacts from the Holocaust, watch informational videos, and walk through an actual train car that was used for transports. While visiting the Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials, the students were able to draw connections and understand the importance of being an “upstander” and not a bystander, as explained to them by Fred, a living survivor of the Holocaust who traveled on the trip and shared his experiences with the students throughout the day. The students who attended this trip will use the experience of this trip to enrich their upcoming reading of Night by Elie Wiesel.