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Over Passover I was running an IT program at the Schechter Gross Pesach Program in Somerset, NJ. There were some amazing events my team and I ran: Chromebook, Social Media, 3D printing and “one hour of code” classes.

These offers were the brainchild of the owner of the program, Naomi Gross, and as

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Abe Foxman Addresses Capacity Crowd at Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Annual Yom HaShoah Program

Seventy years after the liberation, Abe Foxman continues to give voice to the victims, families, survivors, righteous rescuers, educators and military defenders of the Holocaust. Only a man of Foxman’s integrity, sensitivity, courage and personal experience—combined with his unique and revered

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Helga Marx Silbermann Shares Her Terrifying Holocaust Experience at Teaneck Commemoration

Even at age 92, 77 years after her ordeal, Helga Silbermann has nightmares and frightening memories when she readies herself to address audiences about her Holocaust experiences. “I don’t want to do it but I know that it is something I must do.” Ms. Silbermann has addressed young and adult audiences numerous

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Fort Lee Survivor Shares His Holocaust Story With Local Children

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Passaic-Clifton Hosts Survivor Rabbi Jacob Jungreis

On Wednesday, May 4, the Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton hosted a community-wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration. Introductory remarks were made by Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, spiritual leader of the Young Israel. The featured speaker was Rabbi Jacob Jungreis, Holocaust survivor and lecturer. The program was sponsored by Carl and

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A Tale of Two Children

Part II of II

We begin again with the story of Erika Sauerhoff (nee Szychter) who traveled to London after the Holocaust and also spent time in Israel, trying to find a place for herself. After placing a note into the Kotel inscribed with her prayer to find her bashert, she was

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MJE and Museum of Jewish Heritage Co-Sponsor Moving Yom HaShoah Program

Co-hosted by the Young Friends of the Museum and Manhattan Jewish Experience, “Yom HaShoah: Stories of Survivors” Program commemorated the six million lives lost during the Holocaust. Opening remarks by Rabbi Mark Wildes and Young Friends board member Zach Boren were followed by a special candle-lighting ceremony and memorial service,

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TABC Commemorates the Shoah

On Thursday, May 5, the seniors at Torah Academy of Bergen County conducted their annual multi-media Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) program. After opening remarks from Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Yosef Adler, the program began with a candle-lighting ceremony. Eight students presented emotional accounts of their respective

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A Painting in Memory of My Grandmother

This painting is a tribute to the many men and women who were able to survive the Holocaust utilizing their sewing talents, inspired by the story of my great-grandmother, Sarah Adlerstein, for whom I was named.

I painted a 1936 Singer sewing machine because of her ability to sew and how

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Honoring Generations Lost: Family and the Holocaust

New York—Over 400 students, faculty and staff gathered in the Lamport Auditorium on the Wilf Campus of Yeshiva University on May 4 to commemorate Yom HaShoah and remember the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators during the Holocaust. The theme of this year’s ceremony, organized by SHEM, the Student

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Remember the Past, Protect the Future

Yom HaShoah. A day to remember lives lost and saved. A day to honor heroes. A day to take time out of our busy lives to focus on the horrors and atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis in an effort to ensure the Holocaust never repeats itself.

Every year there are programs designed to keep

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Chai4ever Turns Illness and Despair Into a Pesach to Remember

“I wanted to thank you even though it’s hard to thank you enough for such an awesome day! Unlimited rides and games is every kid’s dream and that dream became a reality today!! Cancer adds a lot of worries to life but one thing I didn’t have to worry about was planning a fun Chol Hamoed trip. I

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