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In this 2006 documentary, Howard Triest tells the story of his family’s experiences as German Jews and the choices they made as the Nazi oppression became unbearable. Choiceless choices. Howard fled in 1939 at age 16. His sister was rescued in France and became a rescuer of other children. Howard returned to Europe as an American soldier and then served as an interpreter for the psychiatrists at the Nuremberg Trial. His depictions of the defendants are incisive, if not chilling. Filmed in five countries, historic film and photographs are…Find out more »
Tallahassee’s Holocaust Education ResourceCouncilis proud to announce that our new muralis officially complete. We are asking that thecommunity come out for HERC’s unveiling of themural at our office located on the campus ofTallahassee Community College. The design aims to communicate themes of resilience and hope, while also acknowledging the history be-hind the unspeakable atrocities of the Holocaust. The children in the foreground are seen nurturing vibrantgreen grass that is seen growing from the train tracks of Auschwitz, while also watering…Find out more »
Nearly 75 years after the liberation ofAuschwitz we still ask ourselves, "whyshould we remember" and "what is myresponsibility for the victims, thesurvivors, and history".Come hear about a new community-based history, memory and educationProject launching in Tallahassee. Click Here to Download Printable PDFFind out more »
The Holocaust Education Resource Council (HERC) and FSU Film School's Torchlight Program are proud to announce the 2019 Holocaust Education Conference, which is schedules to take place on Monday and Tuesday, June 10-11th, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on the Tallahassee Community College campus in the Workforce Development Conference Room. Click Here to Download Printable PDFFind out more »
Author: James Grymes • "VIOLINS OF HOPE"
Musicologist James A. Grymes will discuss his book, Violins of Hope: Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour. An inspiring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Israeli violin maker, Amnon Weinstein, is dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. Violins of Hope is the winner of 2014 National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category.