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From Pittsburgh To Poland: Lessons of the Holocaust

Winner of four Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.

Winner of the 2006 National Gabriel Award for Outstanding News/Informational Documentary.

Winner of the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Outstanding News Documentary

Winner of the Western Pennsylvania Press Club's Golden Quill Award for Outstanding Videography

This one-hour documentary, produced by WQED-TV's OnQ staff, chronicles a journey by Holocaust survivors and educators from Pittsburgh to Poland where they took part in the annual March of the Living . This international program brings together thousands of people on Holocaust Remembrance Day, when they march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, former Nazi work and death camps. The documentary focuses on the personal stories of three Pittsburgh Holocaust survivors - and shows how Pittsburgh teachers will use the experience in their curriculums for years to come.

For more information on the documentary From Pittsburgh To Poland: Lessons of the Holocaust, contact the Holocaust Center of the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh.
Phone: 412-421-1500
Email: Edie Naveh, Ph.D.

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Majdanek concentration camp

concentration camp, Poland
OnQ's Michael Bartley and Pierina Morelli at a memorial to Holocaust victims. (John P. Charney)


Auschwitz concentration camp crematorium, Poland (David Solomon)


Holocaust survivor Herman Snyder and Tsipy Gur from Agency For Jewish Learning, Pittsburgh, at Auschwitz concentration camp. (John P. Charney)

Oskar Schindler factory

OnQ's David Solomon, Paul Ruggieri, Michael Bartley and Pierina Morelli scout a location at Oskar Schindler factory, Krakow. (John P. Charney)

Interview with Snyder

OnQ's David Solomon and Paul Ruggieri prepare Holocaust survivor Herman Snyder for interview at Auschwitz concentration camp. (John P. Charney)

Interview teachers

OnQ's Michael Bartley and Pierina Morelli interview Pittsburgh teachers Joelle Armenti and Charlotte Kelly at Majdanek concentration camp. (John P. Charney)


Holocaust survivor Sara Reichman reunites in Niemodlin, Poland, with the Polish family that saved her from the Nazis. (John P. Charney)

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