My Jewish Legacy | Updates


Celebrating the LIFE of Sir Nicholas Winton

Posted by Elyse in Updates

We join in mourning the death of Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from Nazi persecution during WWII. He organized “kindertransport” trains to evacuate Czech children – most of them Jewish – to live out the war safely in the UK. He died…

RIP Maya Angelou

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“Hold those things that tell your history and protect them. During slavery, who was able to read or write or keep anything? The ability to have somebody to tell your story to is so important. It says: ‘I was here. I may be sold tomorrow….


Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hey Everyone, I know it has been a while, school has started and I am swamped! I just wanted to give an update on whats been going on. After I got back from Emory, I interned for Judge Hoover at the courthouse. I was fortunate…

Summer at Emory

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Hey Everyone! This summer has been crazy so far! I just got back from a two week law and litigation program at Emory University. I loved it! I learned a lot about the law and gave an oral argument at the end as well as…

The Butterfly Project

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Hi Everyone! Last Thursday, I went to an event that was put on by the people who run the Butterfly Project at the JCC. It was very nice. It started out with speakers from the JCC who have spent lots of time coordinating all the…

Latin Convention

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This past weekend I went to UNC Chapel Hill with my Latin Class and we participated in the Latin State Convention. It was so much fun; we placed 2nd overall! I participated in Olympika and received 4th in the 100m, 1st in the 4*200m relay,…

Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Hi Everyone! I know it has been a while since I last posted…school has been very busy as I am preparing for final exams and the last weeks of school. Holocaust Remembrance Day was the other day, and it was very important for me to…

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