JCRC Holocaust Education
A program of Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston
In association with the New England Holocaust Memorial, JCRC is committed to a high level of programming, education, and survivor relationships. This partnership creates a wide variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages.
In the Facing History course here at Wilmington High School our students work tirelessly to recognize and combat genocide. Our students recently had the opportunity to enter an annual essay contest held by Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter. Two of our students, Erika Johnson and Melanie Flaherty, were among the top ten essay finalists out of more than five hundred entries. Their efforts are admirable and are a shining example of the passion our Facing History...Read More
“I sat in the front row and had a beautiful view of the gorgeous Miss Massachusetts…I couldn’t help but be saddened by the thought of all the beauty and talent that was lost during the Holocaust as so well represented by the numbers edged in the glass towers standing behind her. The living and the dead – such a stark contrast!” &nb...Read More
Last month, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) commemorated the United Nations International Day to remember victims of the Holocaust. The UN urges member states to develop programming, which instills the memory of the Holocaust in the minds of young people and urges them to do their part to ensure we learn from such atrocities.
Embracing th...Read More