Courage in the face of adversity
By Kate Sullivan Foley/ Correspondent
Friday, October 28, 2005

Fighting to survive and make a life even in the face of tragedy is an educational lesson for all people.

Two local teenagers and their classmates have been working on a school project to deliver that lesson in an incredibly personal and powerful way.

The L’Chaim (which means “To Life” in Hebrew) Project is in its fifth year at the Solomon Schechter Day School in Stoughton.

Created by the Head of School, Jane Taubenfeld Cohen, the widely acclaimed and emulated project honors the lives and triumphant spirit of Holocaust survivors.

Through the program, middle school students interview survivors and document their amazing stories in writing and video.

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