"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

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May 19th

Michael Herskovitz visits Haverford High School on May 3

This news article is verbatim from the Delaware County News Network. The link is no longer available.

Holocaust Survivor Bears Witness to Atrocities

By Lois Puglionesi
CORRESPONDENT
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

HAVERFORD TWP - Haverford High School English instructor Jen Ward has taught thousands of students about the Holocaust through books like Elie Wiesel’s “Night.” But Ward has always felt her classes have difficulty “making the connection between history and a real person.”

May 16th

"And A Child Shall Lead" to be performed

Satell Teen Fellow Aviva Koloski, for her Satell commitment project, is producing, directing, and performing in the play, "And A Child Shall Lead," which is about the children of Terezin during the Holocaust.

May 4th

Anne Frank's tree, now dying, is taking root around the world

In 2005, the Anne Frank House began to collect seeds from the horse chestnut tree outside Anne Frank's hiding place because fungus is killing the tree. Now, the seeds are being distributed to sites around the world. 11 sites in the United States include Washington D.C., various museums, and a small high school in Upstate New York that changed U.S. history.

Read the full story here