"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)
Jackie Cherepinsky was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated Central High School (2003). She received her BA in History from Pennsylvania State University (2007) and her MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at West Chester University (2010). She is currently awaiting publication of her research on the Babi Yar Massacre. She also works part-time for Jewish Family and Children’s Services.