Lisa Mason

73-Word Story: Second Generation Experience

“Although we hadn’t personally experienced the Holocaust, it was indelibly imprinted on our psyches.” – Sara Ullman, Short Story Author When Sara Ullman, JFS’ Kosher Meals on Wheels Coordinator, challenged herself to write a short story for this year’s “73 Words in the 732,” a contest organized by the East Brunswick Public Library, she knew …

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Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story at Teen Symposium

Lois Flamholz (94), part of the JFS’ Holocaust Survivor Services Program, shares her harrowing experience of surviving Auschwitz and losing her family during World War II at the 34th Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust. This event was organized by the Jewish Federation of Northern Pennsylvania to help younger generations remember those lost and acknowledge …

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JFS Café Europa: Connecting Holocaust Survivors Online

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve felt the impact that social isolation has had on our health and emotional wellbeing especially among our most vulnerable groups. Staying connected continues to be a challenge for many older persons who are not yet ready or able to meet in-person. For JFS’ hundreds of Holocaust survivors, the adjustment to online …

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