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Inspirational Story of Animator to Screen at HMLC

The December film in the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center’s Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Blinky and Me, which traces the past of a popular animator. It will screen at 1 pm on December 29, 2013, in the museum’s theatre in the...

Local Holocaust Survivor’s Story Told Through Live Performance

Beyond Me, an original multimedia musical written and performed by Suzanne Tanner, was inspired by Rachel Goldman Miller’s life When Suzanne Tanner met Rachel Goldman Miller, both women embarked on what Tanner calls a “destined” journey. One stop along the way: the...

Holocaust Museum Gets Grant for Education Institute

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant in the amount of $6,677 to the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in support of a four-day education institute in July 2014 titled “Using Testimony to Teach the History of the Holocaust.”  The MHC is the only...

Nominations Open for JProStl Peer Recognition

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations in St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 9th Annual Peer Recognition Awards. The awards honor those who exemplify professional excellence and dedication to their...

Farewell to Izaak

The following story was written by Felicia Stolarczyk Wertz and shared as part of the Memory Project.      I am Felicia Wertz, Izaak’s niece, residing in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Although I am not physically present at this memorial service, I feel your pain of loss....

My Brother Enoch, Found and Lost

The following story was written by Felicia Stolarczyk Wertz and shared as part of the Memory Project.      When my mother died in 1942, my 14-year old uncle took charge of us. My uncle went to the commandant of the labor camp and asked for advice on what to do with...

My Mother’s Death

The following story was written by Felicia Stolarczyk Wertz and shared as part of the Memory Project.      I grew up in orphanages in Russia and Poland. I do not remember my father at all, and I only remember my mother’s death.      When I was three years old, my...

April

The following poem was written by Hilda Lebedun and shared as part of the Memory Project. It is a Wednesday afternoon in April. and I am sitting in the sunshine in the “righteous people’s memorial garden” surrounded by beautiful spring flowers, tulips and pansies....

Autumn

The following story was written by Hilda Lebedun and shared as part of the Memory Project.      What a gorgeous day with cloudless blue sky! Looking out to the yard, I still see green grass, silenced fountain, and gold and crimson leaves on stately trees! What a...

Big Wishes

The following poem was written by Hilda Lebedun and shared as part of the Memory Project. The heat is oppressive, the humidity is high, the hallways in all the buildings are hot. Looking through the window of my living room, The blue sky is brilliant in sunshine with...

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