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Uhlfelder: TSO concert pays tribute to Terezín victims

Steve Uhlfelder, My View Next Saturday night, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, joined by FAMU Concert Choir, will tell the inspiring story of the historic performances by Nazi prisoners of Verdi’s “Requiem” at Terezín concentration camp. This event has special...

Teacher uses art as tool to teach tolerance

Amanda Karioth Thompson, Council on Culture & Arts Jan Munn has been teaching art at Chaires Elementary School for 16 years. In that time, she has designed countless lessons and projects that inspire her students to explore their creativity, express their feelings...

Anne Allen: The girl who wouldn’t wear her star

Marina Brown, Democrat Correspondent While Shimon Gottschalk’s experiences with Nazi persecution ultimately led him to delve more deeply into his faith and become one its educators, for Anne Allen, born, Anna Veronika Berend in Budapest, Hungary, in 1929, the very...

Chiles plans to keep Holocaust’s memory alive

Bill Berlow, Special to the Chronicle Chiles High School student government leaders Robyn Seniors, Zach Wollerman, Micah Joyner and Katie Zollner were born nearly 70 years after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany, marking the beginning of the end for two out of...

Tallahassee Council Educates Public on Holocaust

Stephen Jiwanmall TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) — International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. More than a million people — most of them Jews — were killed. One...