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Henry Friedman Shares Survivor Story for Yom Hoshoah

Daniel Kim

May 1, 2014

Whitman students, faculty and local residents arrived at Cordiner Hall to hear the story of Henry Friedman on Sunday, April 27. Friedman is a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, and he told the story of his daily struggles avoiding concentration camps and police officers. To recognize Yom Hashoah, or...

Little Theatre of Walla Walla Features New Adaptation of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Little Theatre of Walla Walla Features New Adaptation of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

Emma Dahl

April 4, 2013

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is, as its name implies, a small red building just north of Whitman's campus. Despite its size, the theatre can boast that it has presented approximately four shows per season since it opened in 1944. Its latest show is a new adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank,"...

Dachau liberator makes history come alive

amyhasson

April 19, 2012

Seeing and hearing directly from an eyewitness can make history come alive. While we've all learned about the Holocaust in textbooks and class, not all of us have had the chance to listen to an eyewitness account from a concentration camp liberator. On Thursday, April 19, Whitman and Walla Walla community...

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