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Author’s Notebook | The Tower of Life by Chana Stiefel

Stiefel, Chana. The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Photographs. Illustr. by Susan Gal. Scholastic Press, 2022. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What motivated you to write this story?Chana Stiefel (CS): I first learned about … Continue reading

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Mapping the History of the Holocaust | An Interview with Anne Kelly Knowles

While waiting in a doctor’s office, I thumbed the pages of the December issue of Smithsonian Magazine and came across the article, “Mapping the Past.” While it discussed looking at the Civil War geography through the eyes of Robert E. Lee, … Continue reading

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

I came to Washington, DC for a couple of days to do some onsite research at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) about the St. Louis.  In the sweltering heat, I waited outside for the museum to open with several … Continue reading

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