"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

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December 17th

Survivor Panel Addresses Philadelphia Learning Academy

On Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 the Holocaust Awareness Museum sponsored a unique and dynamic survivor outreach program at the Philadelphia Learning Academy an alternative educational institution in the Port Richmond section of the city.

At the invitation of Kahlila Ames, Principal and Jessica Melman, English Studies, three Auschwitz survivors, Manya Perel, Itka Zygmuntowicz, and Michael Herskovitz presented their Holocaust survival stories to the student body of more than sixty young men and women.