It is difficult to grasp the concept of the loss of six million lives.
We can however, begin to understand & empathize
with one individual & the story of their loss.
The Stories of Survivors
Remembering the Holocaust is one of the ways to prevent it from happening again. And remembering and understanding the Holocaust through a personal eyewitness account – an individual’s story – is incredibly powerful.
Witnessing a first-hand account of a survivor, or viewing an artefact, such as a single shoe or a visa to safety, can help impart the enduring lessons of the Holocaust in truly powerful and inspiring ways.
The VHEC and local Holocaust survivors continue to share the personal accounts of the Holocaust and share the stories behind the unimaginable numbers through the following: