Cutting Edge Technology Helps Preserve Precious Memories

Hall of Names - Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Hall of Names – Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Although the generation of Holocaust survivors is dwindling, new technology means the ability to collect and preserve memories is expanding.  An article published in the University of Toronto News outlines how archivists at Yad Vashem in Israel are leading the effort to gather and document personal Holocaust information and to make it free and available to the public.  The impact of preserving these memories cannot be overstated.  One family explains how they were able to piece together their family tree and to commemorate their lost generation.  Read more in the story here.

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