The old adage says that history is bound to repeat itself if people do not remember it. In particular, dangerous atrocities that humanity once suffered can occur again if people today are not properly educated on them.
To ensure that horrors like those that occurred in the Second World War do not happen again, you can do your part to educate people in your life and community. You can start by attending programs and speeches from a Holocaust Center.
Educating the Current Generation
Programs like this exist to help educate future generations of the mistakes and what steps can be taken to avoid them. As time continues those who lived through these events grow older, many of them are no longer with us. It’s important to learn from first hand experiences while you still have the opportunity.
Holocaust centers exist to take historical accounts and records from that time and use them to educate the public. It makes sure that generations who were not alive during that time know what happened and appreciate the horrors of these past events.
Honoring the Lost
Another reason that this organization exists involves remembering the people who were lost in the Holocaust. Millions of people died, many of whom will never be remembered if current generations are not reminded of what happened. By educating the public, this group remembers those who died and helps ensure that no one dies like this in the future.
Learn more about the ZACHOR Holocaust Remembrance Foundation at https://www.zachorfoundation.org.