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‘Maus’ author to Federation forum: Parental control, whitewashing led to book ban
February 8, 2022
The Pulitzer-prize winning author says his Holocaust memoir’s raw telling, seen by a Tennessee school board as objectionable, was crucial to his story’s authenticity and believability.
Tennessee Jewish group slams school-board’s decision to ban Holocaust book ‘Maus’
February 2, 2022
“It’s not for third-graders. This is for eighth-grade minds who’ve already had Holocaust education beginning in fifth grade—in the state of Tennessee, that’s when we begin,” said Michael Dzik of the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga.
Jonathan S. Tobin
January 31, 2022
Don’t confuse book-banning with opposition to woke indoctrination
A Tennessee school board’s taking “Maus” from classrooms made it the target of national scorn. But attempts to link their foolish decision to opposition to critical race theory are misleading.
Tennessee school board removes graphic novel ‘Maus,’ author calls it ‘Orwellian’
January 28, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize-winning book tells the story of Art Spiegelman’s parents, who lived in Poland in the 1940s, and their time in Auschwitz.
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