Rabbi Aaron Slonim, director of Chabad House Jewish Student Center at Binghamton University, said his strongest impressions of the Holocaust came directly from a survivor -- his mother.
That's why Slonim
encourages students to seek out family members who may have survived the Holocaust or heard firsthand accounts of it.
Passing the experiences down through generations, Slonim
said, is just as important as learning from textbooks and documentaries.
"It's something to be preserved in a living way," he