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Tribute event to honor Dr. Bornstein

 

Dr. Rita Bornstein

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center will honor Dr. Rita Bornstein with the Tess Wise White Rose Award at its annual event on April 13, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at the Rollins Museum of Art, Back Lawn.

The White Rose Award commemorates the actions of a group of courageous students in Germany during World War II. Calling for non-violent resistance against Hitler and the Nazis, the group consisted of five students in their early 20s led by Hans and Sophie Scholl. They worked day and night to create flyers criticizing Germans who did nothing to combat the tyranny of the Thi...



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