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It was in Tel-Aviv Israel, April 2006, that we filmed what’s considered to be the first Holocaust music video; featuring Miri Ben-Ari, Subliminal, and six dancers to represent the Holocaust’s six million Jewish victims and the six arms of the Star of David – a symbol for Jewish belief and identity.

The violin, which is also considered as the “instrument of the Jewish ghetto,” plays the melody of the very popular Jewish song, “Adon Olam,” which translates to “God Almighty,” written by the renowned Israeli writer and composer, Uzi Chitman. The combination of Subliminal’s lyrics and Ben-Ari’s violin performance powerfully convey the story of the Holocaust.

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The following students were elected the winners of the 2015 Gedenk Award for Tolerance. Congratulations to all of the winners and participants!

 

Ella Corwin: “One”, Mixed Media. Grade 8, Age 13, Northshore Christian Academy, Everett, WA.

Lilianna Harris: “Legs”, Photography. Grade 11, Age 16, American Heritage School: Plantation Campus, Plantation, FL.

Candace Seeger: “Victory?”, Ceramics & Glass. Grade 12, Age 16, Yorktown High School, Arlington, VA.

Jo de Waal: “Let Light In”, Personal Essay/Memoir. Grade 10, Age 15, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT.

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