Start something new from the past & bring it to your future!
"Renewed Memory" is a voluntary organization that creates an opportunity for teens to prepare and share video content relating to the Holocaust via social networks.
We chose to take part in promoting this project for the commemoration of the Holocaust and its implications, through work and creation with youth.
We believe that the story of the Holocaust should be told not only through a broad historical study but also through personal and private stories that show the struggles, difficulties and dilemmas Jews went through in cities, forests, camps and ghettos during World War II.
The activity is conducted in collaboration with high schools where students prepare a short video based on an existing testimony, showing the effect of the Holocaust memory on them.
These videos are shared on the relevant social networks and by that, 4 important goals are achieved:
1. Forgotten stories of witnesses are relived.
2. During the research and the search for testimony, and later in the creation, we connect the youth to the Holocaust memory and its lessons.
3. Raise the awareness of the Holocaust memory among the friends of the youth who created the videos, friends that the videos were shared with through social media.
4. Creation of a digital archive of videos that can be used for educational and other needs both in and outside schools.
This year we work with 7 schools in Israel and next year we will operate nationwide + few Jewish communities outside of Israel.
My name is Pini Snir and the memory of the Holocaust is very dear to my heart.
I am a third generation Holocaust survivor grown in a house where the Holocaust was discussed.
The teens, I believe, are less connected to the memory of the Holocaust and its implications than I think they should.
In order to increase the presence and the memory of the Holocaust among the youth, I set up the "Renewed Memory" project.