Today: Jun 16, 2024

Holocaust Memorial Exhibit debuts

August PelliccioPhoto Editor

 

Top left: David Pettigrew, professor of Judaic studies and co-curator of the Holocaust Memorial Exhibit, speaks about the Terezin concentration camp at the opening reception for the exhibit of Hilton C. Buley Library’s first floor.

Top right: Alexis Simons (left to right), Alana Cotton and Brenda Ross, students, read poetic excerpts from “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.”

Top bottom right: Rachel Adelstein, ethnomusicologist, singing Mordechai Gebirtig’s “Es Brent.”

Middle left: David Pettigrew (left) and Miriam Glenn explaining their symbolic yellow scarves.

Middle bottom left: Zvi Goldman speaks about his wood sculpture, symbolizing unity around the world in the revival period after the Holocaust.

Hand-drawn butterflies were made to complement the books and artwork on display by third grade students from Mauro-Sheridan Interdistrict Magnet School.

Photo Credit: August Pelliccio

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