Winter 1994-1995

A special Holocaust section: five women’s stories of survival, tools to teach these texts to future generations.  How a huppah quilt became a record of dearest family and friends.

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Women’s Holocaust Manuscripts

How does Lilith work with Holocaust survivors? And how can our readers teach their text?

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Bat Mitzvah Prayer


Moving? Graduation? A birthday? Reminder: We can create prayers, as this bat mitzvah mother does.

The Huppah Quilting Bee


A wedding canopy becomes a record of dearest family and friends.

Jewish/Female Dramatists: Looking At Meshugas And Calling It “Family”


Three new plays and one film by Jewish women.

Please Papa: Help Me


A week in a Jewish teen’s life in the Warsaw ghetto. Responding: Ellen Bass, co-author of The Courage to Heal.

Imelda and Me


After 3 Holocaust years in hiding in Poland, a spunky child survives and thrives, her pain transformed into one little fetish: shoes. Responding: Julie Heifetz, high school theater arts teacher and Holocaust author.

How to Hide: Instructions from a Daughter of Survivors


A daughter of Holocaust survivors gives us chilling instructions.

Polish Christian Teenagers


Is anti-Semitism still "the fashion" in Poland? Responding: "Mrs. Slomovic," 69, a Holocaust survivor and 33-year veteran of Hebrew school teaching.

Simple Story


A small motherless child, smuggled back and forth across borders. Responding: Leah Strigler, a 26-year-old Wexner fellow still in graduate school.



THE INFAMOUS “SPEECH EXAM”Deborah Dash Moore’s review of Ruth Jacknow Markowitz’s My Daughter the Teacher mentions anti-Semitism as one force which drove teachers out of the public school system. It... Read more »

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