Holocaust Remembrance Project is designed to encourage the study of the
Holocaust and related events in our history and serve as a living
memorial to the millions of victims of the Holocaust.
project involves a national college scholarship essay contest and
awards college scholarships to the top 10 writers. These winners join a
select group of educators and Holocaust survivors for Scholar Week, a
week-long, in-depth educational experience to dissect this watershed
event in world history, and how it relates to our world today. The 2012
Scholar Week is provided in partnership with Facing History and Ourselves and OneWorld Boston, an affiliate of Cummings Foundation.
the Project’s inception in 1995, the Holland & Knight Charitable
Foundation has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships. Tens of
thousands of high schools students have participated as researchers and
writers. Select educators are asked to join Scholar Week and are
provided with detailed teaching materials so that they may share the
messages of the Holocaust Remembrance Project with a lifetime of
2011 Holocaust Remembrance Project participants explore the Holocaust Memorial
on Miami Beach.
Holocaust survivors (from the 2011 scholar week in South Florida): Standing: Peter Feigl, Tom Muhl, Leslie Ackermann, Sam Harris, Anatole Kurdzjuk. Seated: Olga Drucker, Eva Ackermann, Leah Bedzowski Johnson.