Browsing Tag: Memphis Holocaust survivors

Arts & Culture

How is Genocide Justified?

Memphis Jewish Federation’s 8th Annual Holocaust Art and Essay Competition drew an unprecedented 87 essay entries and 85 art entries from students in Tennessee and the Mid-South. This year’s theme was Degradation and Dehumanization: The Nazi Assault on Human Dignity. The contest was sponsored by the Memphis…

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The Impact of Better Together’s Names, Not Numbers

The 55th Annual Yom HaShoah Community Observance will feature a film produced by students at the Margolin Hebrew Academy/Feinstone Yeshiva of the South (MHA/FYOS), who have spent this year interviewing local Holocaust survivors. The students’ work is a part of Better Together’s Names, Not Numbers program, an…

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Captain Ben Schaffer: Eyewitness to Horror

The letter below was written by Captain (Dr.) Ben Schaffer to his wife Fagie Schaffer while he was in Austria at the end of World War II as one of the first medical staff to enter Mauthausen concentration camp. Captain Schaffer, a dentist serving in the medical corps of the…

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