Holocaust education

Gay Block

This story was updated on Nov. 8, 2019 to correct some factual errors.

 

Heroes can have different faces. They can be teachers, diplomats, families that live routine lives until extreme circumstances force them to make significant choices. 

 

This is the main takeaway from "Rescuers," an exhibition that just opened at the JCC Levis Sandler Center in Boca Raton. It explores the stories of individuals who rescued Jews during the Holocaust.

 

Holocaust Survivors
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Julius Eisenstein looks great for having just turned 100 years old. 

He walked into his second birthday party on Thursday morning waving to a clapping crowd at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County. 

 

Eisenstein, who lives in Hallandale Beach,  is one of Broward County's most outspoken Holocaust survivors.