Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies mourns passing of cofounder

Edward Ackerman, co-foudner of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, passed away at the age of 88.
Edward Ackerman, co-foudner of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, passed away at the age of 88. | shutterstock
The University of Texas at Dallas recently announced that Edward Ackerman, cofounder of the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, has passed away at the age of 88.

Ackerman dedicated much of his time to the support of the Ackerman Center over the last 10 years, where his impact will make certain that the ability of the center to continue teaching will be preserved.

Students and individuals from all over the area come to the center in order to learn about the history and legacy of the Holocaust. The center is dedicated to educating members of the current generation, so that they will be able to pass along a vast knowledge of the Holocaust to future generations.

A service will be held for Ackerman at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Dallas, at Temple Emanuel.

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