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A recent FBI report found that anti-Semitic crimes have increased dramatically in recent years. The Echoes & Reflections program has designed curriculum and training for educators to teach Holocaust history and hate crime recognition and on Tuesday's Idaho Matters, we speak with Echoes & reflections deputy project director Melissa Mott and Wassmuth Center for Human Rights executive director Dan Prinzing about why this type of education is vital.

On The Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jun 4, 2019

  • Echoes & Reflections trains educators to teach Holocaust and anti-hate programs.
  • The Idaho Conservation League juggles suits with and against the U.S. Forest Service.
  • Idaho mining takes a back seat to recreational activities.
  • INL team is developing the power to travel to Mars and beyond.


Wednesday is Yom Ha'Shoah, the day when people around the world remember the horrors of the Holocaust. Idaho Matters discusses this somber day with Janet Kaufman and Susan Curtis, organizers of Holocaust Remembrance Day events in Boise.

The Wassmuth Center

International outreach efforts by the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights have resulted in bicycle distribution in Cambodia, development of educational opportunities for young women in Mozambique and other initiatives from Latin America to the Balkans. Idaho Matters talks with the center's director about why it is important for Boiseans to connect with people around the world.

  • Wassmuth Center's international outreach stretches around the globe.
  • New ACA code requires hospitals to post healthcare prices online.
  • Questions arise regarding Governor's Cup payouts.

Wassmuth Center

The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights erected "The Spiral of Injustice," a sculpture to not just remind people of the inhumanity of the Holocaust, but to remember to love and value one another to avert another tragedy. We'll discuss the emotions this sculpture is stirring in the community.

On The Friday, October 19, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Oct 18, 2018

  • Our team of journalists breaks down the week's headlines
  • Idaho Legislature looks into campaign finance reform
  • A new sculpture in Boise encourages people to never forget the "other"

Encouraging Holocaust Education In Idaho Classrooms

Jun 19, 2018

recent survey found that a shocking number of Americans have very little understanding of the Holocaust. Idaho Matters looks at efforts to keep Holocaust education in Idaho classrooms.

Idaho Matters: Tuesday May 1st, 2018

Apr 30, 2018

On the Tuesday May 1, 2018 edition of Idaho Matters:

-- Atlanta-based developers the Greenstone Group are hoping to build a multi-purpose sports stadium in South Boise to host minor league baseball games and other athletic events. The project has the support of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce and some other high-caliber boosters.