Lipstadt Quoted in ‘NBC News’ Article on Knowledge of Holocaust among Gen Z and Millennials

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies and Associated Faculty in the History Department,¬†was recently quoted in the NBC News article “Survey finds ‘shocking’ lack of Holocaust knowledge among millennials and Gen Z.” Read an excerpt quoting Lipstadt below along with the full piece.

“There is no doubt that Holocaust denial is a form of anti-Semitism,” said Deborah Lipstadt, a professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University in Atlanta. “And when we fail to actively remember the facts of what happened, we risk a situation where prejudice and anti-Semitism will encroach on those facts.”