The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library at Chapman University is proud to be a contributor to the exhibit “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away,” which recently opened at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Including some 700 artifacts and 400 photographs, the exhibit displays many items that have never been
Seventy years ago, on Yom Kippur, September 27, 1944, the Jews of Auschwitz debated whether or not to fast. They were, after all, starving, each of them near death. Among the prisoners was a teenager just three days shy of his 16th birthday.