Reconciling the past: Former Nazi and Holocaust survivor share their experiences during WWII

Reconciling the past: Former Nazi and Holocaust survivor share their experiences during WWII

In an effort to inspire future change, former German Nazi Ursula Martens and Holocaust survivor Erika Jacoby shared their different experiences during World War II at an all-school assembly Wednesday. Xenia Bernal ’19 hosted the speakers in partnership with the Righteous Conversations Project, a program of the non-profit organization Remember Us. Bernal said that, in […]

22 seniors to participate in March of the Living

Twenty-two Jewish students will visit death camps and participate in the 28th annual international March of the Living in Poland and travel to Israel at the end of Spring Break. They will also visit cities and landmarks of religious and historical significance in both countries. The students will join thousands of Jewish students from all […]

Walking to remember

By Elana Zeltser Joel Spielberger ’12 hung his head as he toured the remains of a concentration camp in Poland alongside Holocaust survivors who made narrow escapes only 60 years ago. “They would stand in front of a gas chamber and say ‘I watched my sister go in there,’” Spielberger said. Spielberger was accompanied by […]