Meet survivors and hear their stories Arrange a visit
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The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc Purchase the Diary
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JFCS Holocaust Center is Northern California’s primary resource for education about the Holocaust and other genocides.
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Performances of The Obligation
Please join us for a performance of The Obligation, a an acclaimed one-person Holocaust drama. Performances run Oct. 11-Nov. 4.
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Fall Events at the Jewish Community Library
We are excited to partner with the Jewish Community Library on two events this fall!
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The Holocaust Across the Disciplines
We are excited to co-sponsor the upcoming lecture series presented by the Department of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University!
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"I've got to save these two bites of bread for tomorrow morning, because if I am able to put two bites of bread into my stomach, then I can start the day. "
"The man was beaten for six days solid. I didn't know a human being could stand that. And he still didn't die."
"I couldn’t rest unless I told my story, we need to teach the world what went on."
In 1943, 14-year-old Rywka, living in Poland’s notorious Lodz Ghetto, began to record her thoughts and dreams in a precious diary. It was found in 1945 in Auschwitz but kept hidden in darkness for 70 years.
more from the diary
We continue to remember
Programs offered by the JFCS Holocaust Center and Tauber Holocaust Library include the Manovill Holocaust History Fellowship, the William J. Lowenberg Speakers Bureau, the Day of Learning, the Oral History Project, the University Fellowships program, and The Next Chapter.

All of these programs are made possible by the generous support of our donors.

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