The Tam News

Holocaust Survivor Speaks At Tam

Holocaust Survivor Speaks At Tam

By Kara Kneafsey

February 14, 2018

The Jewish Student Association hosted Holocaust survivor Lori in room 2020 at lunch on February 1. She spoke about her life to a crowd of around 70 students, showing them various personal items, and then answered questions. Lori is a part of The Next Chapter, a program run by the Jewish Family and ...

Clashing Views from Clashing Jews

Clashing Views from Clashing Jews

By Dahlia Zail and Milo Levine

March 8, 2017

Holocaust Jokes: When a Joke Crosses the Line By Dahlia Zail I am a Jew, and I have always worn the identity with pride. I went to Hebrew school from first grade to my freshman year. I had a Bat Mitzvah, travelled to Israel twice, and have gone to Jewish sleep away camp for five years. I spent my who...

Students Create Holocaust Museum

Students Create Holocaust Museum

By Sammy Herdman

May 22, 2014

The Holocaust Museum, a project by history teacher Tim Morgan and English teacher Kate Lorch’s sophomore core classes, was displayed in the staff lounge room May 6 to May 8. Exhibits, which were put up around the room by students, focused on different aspects of the Holocaust, including survivors’ st...

Briefly: Holocaust Survivor Speaks to History Classes

By Sander Lutz

May 3, 2013

Herbert Heller, an 84-year-old survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi Poland, visited students in Claire Ernst’s World History classes on May 1. Heller shared the story of his childhood in Prague, marred by German occupation in 1941, and the horrors he encountered over the subsequent...