June 5, 2023

“Names, Not Numbers”

“There are never too many times that a story can be told,” Jesse Schiffman of Maplewood said.

“As the last generation of people who were there, the survivors participating in ‘Names, Not Numbers’ are telling their stories on as many platforms as they can,” the Golda Och Academy 10th-grader continued.

“There,” of course, refers to the nightmare of Nazi Europe.

As part of the West Orange Jewish day school’s new 10th-grade Holocaust curriculum, 30 GOA students recently completed a series of courses taught by Ilyse Shainbrown, director of Holocaust education at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest.