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Re: Are our students "dumbed down"?

July 05, 2018 03:52PM
Yitzhak Mansdorf Wrote:

> We had a photo of Nikki Haley, along with a
> caption identifying her as the US ambassador to
> the UN and a former governor of South Carolina.
> Nine of the 10 students still had no idea who she
> was. And this from current Jewish college students
> after a Birthright trip.
> Is this typical of what is going on "out there"?
> Is it simply a matter of not being informed, not
> having schools review current events?
Dare one do the same with the parents of these college students? One might be just as taken aback by how uninformed they also are.

> I would point to another recent study where 66% of
> millennials could not identify Auschwitz as a Nazi
> concentration camp.

While I am sure that a higher percentage of the parents of millennials will be able to identify " Auschwitz as a Nazi
concentration camp", I wonder how extensive their knowledge of the Holocaust actually is.
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Are our students "dumbed down"?

Yitzhak Mansdorf July 01, 2018 01:55PM

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Prof. Yitzchok Levine July 05, 2018 03:52PM


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