Over 100 students and community members attended a moving veterans day event hosted by the the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ, B’nai Brith and Hillel at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The event featured WW II hero Dr. Howard Schlossman and Holocaust survivor Raymond Fishler. Raymond Fishler is a Holocaust survivor who has dedicated his life to […]
How do museums get holocaust artifacts? Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Noam Gitin, guide at Yad Vashem about holocaust artifacts and education.
Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with teenage author Christopher Huh about his new graphic novel Keeping My Hope. Christopher started writing Keeping My Hope when he was 13 years old. It took him about a year and half to complete the book. To write Keeping My Hope, Christopher spent over a thousand hours conducting research […]
Did you know that there are thousands of stolen Judaica from Jews in the holocaust being sold in flee markets around Germany and Europe? Aaron Herman spoke with Bill Frankel Director of the new organization Bring It Home which aims to reclaim the stolen Judaica. Bring it Home began as a simple trip to explore […]
Aaron Herman speaks with Paul Debevec of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies about their partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to create holograms of holocaust survivors telling their stories.
Aaron Herman takes a look at the new film Suskind. Set in Amsterdam during the German occupation of the Netherlands a group of people, including the Jewish Walter Süskind try to help children escape the Holocaust.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD-LtPGejpA We had the opportunity to attend the Project Heart Press Conference at the Jewish Agency for Israel in NYC. Project HEART ( Holocaust Era Asset Restitution Task force) was launched in late February 2011 to help Jewish individuals seeking restitution for their family’s property in Europe that was confiscated,looted or forcibly stolen during the […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D02_ylh5cQU We had the opportunity to check out the iVolunteer event in NYC. iVolunteer is a dynamic visitation program that sends volunteers to the homes of Holocaust survivors, providing them with companionship and much-needed assistance. Volunteers are carefully matched with survivors who live nearby and share common interests. Through weekly visits, volunteers build rewarding and […]