Amanda Ryan is a MA Candidate at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research interests include religion in public life and politics, human rights, social justice, education, and intersectional feminism. Ms. Ryan currently works at the Institute for Holocaust Education (IHE). The goal of the IHE is to ensure that the tragedy and history of the Holocaust are remembered, that appropriate instruction and materials are available to students, educators, and the public to enable them to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and that, as a result, we inspire our community to create a more just and equitable society.