Educational initiatives in our community and beyond
Books Covered To Date
Irene's Children by Tilar Mazzeo
All But My Life by Gerda Weissman-Klein
Survivor Cafe by Elizabeth Rosner
In My Hands by Irene Gut Opdyke
Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl
The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek
Canter's Deli and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
The WP Pomegranate event coincided with this day of remembrance. Each guest received a candle with the name and date of one who perished in the Holocaust. We were honored to share the evening with Holocaust survivor Simone Salen. Lighting a commemorative candle, (Lt-Rt) are Darcy Spears and Annette Aerenson.
Congratulations go out to 5 winners who attended the Nevada Holocaust Educators Conference and won the essay contest about how they will use the Holocaust Education in their classrooms next year! Among the winners include
Jamie Lofthouse, Adriana Guizar, Jamis Quashnock, Amy Grace, and Agnes Poliquin (Pictured)
Mayor Carolyn Goodman declared May 6, 2021, as Stephen Nasser Day. A Holocaust Survivor, Stephen "Pista" Nasser was the sole survivor of 21 family members who perished. He is the author of "My Brother's Voice," has produced a play about his survival and tours the country speaking to students about the dangers of bullying and hate. (Pictured: Francoise Nasser, Stefanie Tuzman, Stephen Nassar and Heidi Straus)
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