"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
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.