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Holocaust Graphic Essay

York College’s Second Chance Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women where York College professors teach at the correctional center to cohorts earning their associate’s of arts degree. I taught a WWII Holocaust course with Dr. Shane Mountjoy. The students could choose from three Holocaust memoirs to read. This student read The Hiding Place […continue]

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Holocaust Graphic Essay

York College’s Second Chance Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women where York College professors teach at the correctional center to cohorts earning their associate’s of arts degree. I taught a WWII Holocaust course with Dr. Shane Mountjoy. The students could choose from three Holocaust memoirs to read. This student read The Hiding Place […continue]

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Holocaust Graphic Essay

York College’s Second Chance Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women where York College professors teach at the correctional center to cohorts earning their associate’s of arts degree. I taught a WWII Holocaust course with Dr. Shane Mountjoy. The students could choose from three Holocaust memoirs to read. This student read Still Alive by […continue]

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Holocaust Graphic Essay

York College’s Second Chance Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women where York College professors teach at the correctional center to cohorts earning their associate’s of arts degree. I taught a WWII Holocaust course with Dr. Shane Mountjoy. The students could choose from three Holocaust memoirs to read. This student read Five Chimneys by […continue]

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Genocide

By Madeline Dittman   Madeline was inspired by iwitness testimony.

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“Untitled”

“Untitled” This piece of art will be memorializing the upstanders during the time of the Holocaust. It will explain how very few upstanders we had during this time even though we have a bunch of people doing nothing to stop the actions from this very small percentage of people that are harming others. There will […continue]

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“The Heart in The Pain” -Memorial Maquette

Artist’s Statement: The Heart in The Pain By: Bianca Mitchell This memorial shares a harsh time in a peaceful space. A garden of memories, and a river of stories. You walk the path of choices that lead you to the heart. The heart represents people, the victims, who experienced horrible things and walking to the […continue]

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“The Twins of Auschwitz”

Holocaust and Human Behavior/ Art I Final Memorial Project. From the student’s artist’s statement: The Twins of Auschwitz Gray Garcia I am Memorializing the twin experiments of Auschwitz during the Holocaust. During the Holocaust, twin children were taken from their families and were subject to inhumane experiments. These experiments were supposed to help scientists figure […continue]

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“Sky of White Roses”

As a final project in their Holocaust and Human Behavior and Art I classes, students at MACCS consider the importance of memory and legacy by designing a memorial. “Sky of White Roses” pays tribute to Sophie Scholl, Hans Scholl, and Christoph Probst, upstanders who were members of the White Rose, a resistance group that spoke […continue]

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“Trapped”- Holocaust and Human Behavior Final Memorial Project

As a final project in their Holocaust and Human Behavior and Art I classes, students at MACCS consider the importance of memory and legacy by designing a memorial. “Trapped” honors the children who suffered during the Holocaust. From the artist’s statement: When people see this painted piece I want them to feel the emotion and […continue]

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For more information about The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI), please contact info@tolinstitute.org

TOLI is located at 58 East 79th Street in Manhattan. (get directions)