Our Story

The Memory Project’s unique multimedia exhibit shows a Holocaust survivor’s riveting story of the brother she lost, coupled with images of her daughter painting portraits of that boy. Enriching public program and educational materials are available.

For Educators

For grades 6 and up, The Memory Project provides free video, print and downloadable materials that will help your students understand that they are part of history, develop art and presentation skills, and gain insight into the Holocaust through personal stories and hands-on experience.

View and Make Portraits

Learn to make a black and white remembrance portrait using a proven technique. Browse the powerful portraits that have been made by people all around the world. Submit your portrait for a chance to be selected as the Portrait of the Month.

What’s New

  • “Silent World” – A Poem by Elly Berkovitz Gross

    We recently came across a poem written by one of our featured subjects, Elly Berkovitz Gross. Elly has written and contributed to multiple books about her experience during the Holocaust. Read her beautiful poem below, and find her books here and here.Read More »
  • Yom Kippur and Holocaust Remembrance Day in Lithuania

    September 23rd is Holocaust Remembrance Day in Lithuania, commemorating the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto, located in present-day Lithuania. This year, September 23rd coincides with Yom Kippur, which is a day when we honor, repent, atone, and remember. It is a fitting day to remember the Lithuanian Jews. In 1941, …Read More »
  • Back to School! (And #TBT)

    It’s back to school time and we’re reminiscing about a fantastic series of workshops we held earlier this year at Boca Raton High School, Wellington High School, Loggers’ Run Middle School, and Lantana Middle School. This was our second successful trip to the Palm Beach County school system thanks to …Read More »