"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)

Donald Wittenberg

Donald Wittenberg has worked for the School District of Philadelphia for the past 41 years, starting off as a teacher, elementary mathematics collaborating teacher, elementary math specialist, principal and central office administrator. He has his bachelor's degree from Temple University and master's in education also from Temple University. He is the son of a liberator and the sole grandson of victims of the Holocaust. He has served as Vice-President and Curator of our museum since it's move to the Klein Branch. He is married to Bonnie and has two sons, Steven and Jan.