Clermont, FL – The Cooper Memorial Library will host University of Central Florida professor and Holocaust scholar, Sheryl Needle Cohn, Ed.D, in a special program to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Dr. Cohn will share her ancestor’s personal experiences of the Holocaust as well as discuss the significance of Eastern European history as it pertains to present-day events. This special event will be held at the Library on Thursday, May 5th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Room 108. There will be a question and answer discussion at the end of the lecture.
Sheryl studied at the prestigious International School for Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem, in Israel. Her writings include the popular non-fiction book “The Boy in the Suitcase Holocaust Family Stories of Survival”; a Readers Theater entitled “Bella’s Story”; and two historical fiction screenplays, “The Baker of Quaregnon” and “Hope of a Nation.”