“Holocaust, The Creative Impulse”, is an undergraduate course at USC taught by Nick Strimple, where the course focuses on the rise of Nazism beginning in 1933, through the end of the war, where aspects of music, art and the media is explored, including how the Holocaust has been depicted through the post war years. VOG presented “This Is Your Life, Hanna Bloch Kohner”, as the first example of a Holocaust survivor on american television. Julie Kohner spoke to 21 freshman and sophomore students about Hanna’s life through the war, the impact of the This Is Your Life program on Holocaust awareness, as well as the experiences of being a child of Holocaust survivors.
A fundraiser was held to support the Holocaust education program of Voices of the Generations at the home of Laura and Sam Goldfeder, in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday, November 3 2013, with about 80 in attendance. Special thanks to Laura Stein Goldfeder and Leigh Stein McNamara for their generosity and hospitality, and in bringing guest speaker, Uri Reznick, Deputy Israel Consul General in Los Angeles to this successful event. An article appearing in NewsBlaze.com by Nurit Greenger, captures the essence of our purpose and mission. The article link is; http://newsblaze.com/story/20131108165040nurg.nb/topstory.html