It’s one thing to read about the Holocaust in books, or see the exhibits in a museum, but it’s a whole other story when to hear first-hand the stories of survivors.
“You read about it, see pictures, you try imagining what it was like, but you can’t because there’s nothing to relate to,” Jonathan Kaufman, a senior at The John Carroll School in Bel Air, said. “To be able to actually hear about this from someone puts it on a more personal level.”
Kaufman and several of his classmates served as guides Monday for Bluma Shapiro, one of more than a dozen Holocaust survivors who visited the school for its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The books have personal experiences...