In May 2017, students from Vanier College and the State University of New York will participate in a ten-day trip to Austria (Vienna, Linz, Salzburg) and Italy (Florence, Rome) with the title “Moral Responsibility and Global Citizenship”. The Austrian Honorary Consul General Marc Bissell will attend the trip as well.
In partnership with MAKE A CHANGE Int. Development, HEGP is producing a documentary which poses the following questions: What is moral responsibility and how can civil courage be inspired?
In the year 1943 the 13-year-old Leo Goldberger, like thousands of other Danish Jews, was desperately trying to escape an imminent Nazi roundup:
The surprising truth about Denmark in the Holocaust This magnificent book states its central argument in its title. Danish Jews survived Hitler’s rule in World War II, when other European Jews did not, because Danes regarded their Jewish neighbors as countrymen. There was no “us” and “them;” there was just us. Read the complete article here