Local Holocaust survivors reflect on Passover

At sundown Wednesday night, millions of Jews around the world will celebrate Passover. Known in Hebrew as Pesach, Passover commemorates the exodus from slavery in Egypt over 3,000 years ago. At the Seder, the story of the exodus is remembered every year.  This year with...

A Personalized Approach to Well-Being

by Dr. Jillian Coppley, President and CEO of Mayerson Academy Unprecedented. Destabilizing. Cataclysmic. These words fill current headlines and envelop us with anxiety, fear, and sadness. To counterbalance these debilitating emotions, it is empowering to recall the many times individually and collectively, we have previously...

Courage Reborn: Writing Under Difficult Circumstances

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” -Anne Frank This week, a University of Virginia history professor asked his students if they would participate in a project to keep personal records of these current times. Diaries and...

The Best Revenge: Amazon’s “Hunters”

“The best revenge is revenge” is a line that Al Pacino delivers as Meyer Offerman, leader of a band of Nazi hunters in Amazon’s Hunters. Even the character’s name suggests that he is not interested in doing anything more than “offing” Nazis he has discovered...

Award-winning stage play Anne & Emmett comes to Cincinnati

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Award-winning stage play Anne & Emmett comes to Cincinnati Cincinnati Black Theatre Company presents performance featuring record narration by Morgan Freeman  CINCINNATI, OH (February 5, 2020) – In partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) and the Nancy & David...

HHC Launches Themed Sunday Series Featuring Local Holocaust Survivor Stories

Price of museum admission includes guided tour, lecture series CINCINNATI (January 30, 2019) – The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center is introducing the “First Sunday Series,” a reoccurring monthly event that combines guided museum tours and engaging lectures. During the first Sunday...

Holocaust & Humanity Center Celebrates One Year at Union Terminal

As antisemitic incidents spike, HHC has drastically increased visitation CINCINNATI (January 16, 2020) – In its first year at Union Terminal, the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center increased its visitation by 400 percent – teaching more than 35,000 community members about the...

Auschwitz: More Than a Place

Every visit to Auschwitz yields a new sadness. With every season the camp reveals new secrets, an uncomfortable combination of inherent natural beauty and an overwhelming feeling of despair and darkness. In the summer, wildflowers grow and can be seen through the barbed wire. Animals...

Reflections on the Past and Present in Częstochowa

On October 4-13 I traveled with HHC board member Hagit Limor and her University of Cincinnati students as they conducted a project about Hagit’s father Moniek Limor, who was from Częstochowa, Poland. In addition to following Moniek’s experiences, I also found myself reflecting on the...