Seeking Silence in Auschwitz

By Katy Matello, 2018 AJC Fellow When a person studies history, one of their many aspirations is to be able to visit various sites relevant to the event, historical figure, or time period. For scholars of the American Civil War, Gettysburg National Military Park is likely high on their agenda. Those who study the Italian … Continued

Volunteer Profile: Rieke Csutor

Each year, the AJC welcomes volunteers and interns from around the world. Many young people from countries neighboring Poland serve on behalf of the Holocaust Memorial Service, an alternative experience to mandatory military service. This question and answer conversation is with our volunteer Frederike (Rieke) Csutor, whose hometown is Berlin, Germany. We’re very glad that … Continued

Artifact Spotlight: Henryk Enoch’s Notebooks

The Auschwitz Jewish Center is home to an extensive collection of artifacts that preserves the memory of Jewish life in Oświęcim. In each issue of our newsletter, we feature one artifact in our collection, managed by Dr. Artur Szyndler. For the Spring 2019 issue, we are featuring Henryk Enoch’s notebooks from the 1940-1941 school year. … Continued