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‘Appalled’: Pitt professor compared mask-wearing to the Holocaust

By Betul Tuncer, Assistant News Editor February 7, 2022
A Jewish Pitt student expressed concerns regarding their instructor, Vasili Rukhadze, comparing mask-wearing to the Holocaust in class last week. Pitt officials said the faculty member’s comments “stand in direct opposition to our values.”
Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust

Opinion | Stop comparing everything to the Holocaust

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist October 13, 2021
Social movements co-opting Holocaust metaphors is probably the most harmful and dangerous way these comparisons are used.
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