Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Sun, 05/23/2010 - 4:10pm
At the Shaar Menashe Mental Health Center in northern Israel, it’s as though the Holocaust never ended. Patients sometimes still wake up in the middle of the night screaming, "The Nazis are coming!"
According to a survey performed by the Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel, eighty percent of the 200 patients have trouble sleeping and two-thirds suffer from emotional distress. Other research has shown that Holocaust survivors are at a higher risk of suicide because of their experiences during the Holocaust.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Wed, 05/19/2010 - 11:23am
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
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.”
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Sun, 05/16/2010 - 11:19am
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.
Submitted by Holocaust Aware... on Tue, 05/04/2010 - 9:25pm
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.