Appearing in today’s Los Angeles Times is the story of Deborah Lipstadt, Holocaust Scholar and the Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. Her real life story of defending herself in a libel suit in Britain, brought by an infamous Holocaust denier, is the basis of the feature film ‘Denial’.
Eighth grade students of the Literature Program at St. John Vianney Regional School in Allentown, PA recently completed the curriculum for Voices of the Generations, and presented their final projects. The students truly appreciated the story, and compared it to other selections dealing with intolerance and the Holocaust. As their teacher, Miss Diane Gabrielle elaborated, it was a memorable experience for them – through hard work, the students learned important lessons in history and tolerance.
We are so proud of their accomplishment and wish them a wonderful graduation on June 7, 2016.
Voices of the Generations was recently invited to the Princeton Jewish Center , Shaare Emeth in Manalapan N.J., Reform Temple of Rockland, Nyack N.Y, and Community Synagogue, Rye N.Y.
Julie Kohner, Voices of the Generations founder and CEO, shares the story of her parents and reminds the audience that every Holocaust survivor’s story is important. And when the survivors are no longer with us it is the responsibility of their children to continue their legacy. Julie, the child of a survivor, developed Voices of the Generations to show us the way we take responsibility for carrying on the legacy.
On Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, VOG presented to the student body of St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Ca. About 800 students, faculty and parents attended the presentation by Julie Kohner. Thank you to Principal Casey Yazel for bringing VOG to his school.
On Wednesday Feb. 3, 2016, VOG founder, Julie Kohner, presented to an engaged and enthusiastic group at the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM). This was VOG’s first engagement in the southern hemisphere. The presentation included a showing of This Is Your Life, Hanna Bloch Kohner. This Is Your Life is not new to television viewers in Australia. The popular show was seen nationwide by Australian viewers from 1975 to 2011.
Julie and Steve also toured the Museum with wonderful and enthusiastic docent, Alicia and SJM Director, Aviva Wolff.
Many thanks to the Henry Pestka Charitable Foundation who helped to sponsor this event with the Jewish Federation of Grand Rapids, Michigan for bringing Voices of the Generations to their community on Sunday, November 15.
Please remember VOG on Dec 1, 2015 Giving Tuesday so we can continue to educate the next generation about the Holocaust.
Voices of the Generations was presented to an audience of 500 students at North Greenville University, South Carolina, on Tuesday, November 3. Thanks to Paul Thompson, PhD, Dean of Humanities, for hosting the event.