Tag Archives: Yom HaShoah

Simon Goldberg

The Call of Memory

Simon Goldberg, President of the Student Holocaust Education Movement at YU, on Maintaining Humanity in Inhumane Times On a spring day five years ago, I stood inside the Permanent Exhibition at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and prayed. I sought fervently to believe that what appeared so heartbreakingly before me was an illusion. That

YU High Schools Produce “Names Not Numbers” Video to Commemorate Yom HaShoah

Joyce Tessel worried about the relevance of her class project. The 18-year-old senior at Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) “didn’t understand why talking to Holocaust survivors” and others who were connected to World War II, could be important to her young life. “But I was so wrong,” she said.

Teleconference Commemorates Yom HaShoah with Yad Vashem and Six AMODS Schools

To commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), this year on Sunday, April 15, Yeshiva University’s Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools (AMODS) facilitated and moderated a two-hour video conference between Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, and six AMODS-networked schools in the United States and Canada.