Skokie Holocaust Museum Wins National Award

Skokie Holocaust Museum Wins National Award

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of 10 institutions to receive a 2017 national award for service and education from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Fritizie Fritzshall, an 88-year-old Auschwitz survivor, was on hand to help accept the award.

Skokie Holocaust Museum Wins National Award

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of 10 institutions to receive a 2017 national award for service and education from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Fritizie Fritzshall, an 88-year-old Auschwitz survivor, was on hand to help accept the award.

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Sacramento-area girl reaches sixth round of National Spelling Bee

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. -- Samhita Kumar’s run in the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended Thursday when she misspelled her third word in the finals. The Winston Churchill Middle School sixth grader was stumped by “duxelles” (sauce with mushrooms and tomato puree) in the...

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