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Heschel Holocaust Rememberance Archives

The Shoah Archive of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School is a repository of memories, from the families, parents and grandparents, of Heschel students who survived the Shoah. The Archive volumes hold personal documents, photos, letters, and other records gathered as a memorial for those who perished, at the same time that it is a primary source of study for current and future students and faculty.

When we remember and observe Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), we are aware of the inadequacy of words or any other modes of communication to describe and understand the enormity of the destruction that befell our people. The Shoah stands alone and separate in our history

Aware of the ever-present painful memory of the Shoah, we have learned to confront the past in the present, and to live our lives to the fullest.

Written by Fred Terna,
parent of Heschel graduate Daniel Terna, class of 2001,
survivor of Terezin and Auschwitz.