In the News 2018-05-02T16:43:24-05:00

Jewish Studies Student to Speak at Holocaust Documentary Screening

Tom Cunneff

Samantha Krantz was going through security at Charleston International Airport a couple of years ago when a stranger behind her in line asked her a question.

“You actually believed that happened?” he said, pointing at her thick textbook on the Holocaust as she placed it into a screening bin.

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To Auschwitz and back: Holocaust survivor Joe Engel’s story preserved forever on film

By Robert Behre

It began with an informal chat in a dentist office but rapidly evolved into a film project that presents and preserves the story of one of Charleston’s best-known Holocaust survivors.

The resulting documentary, “To Auschwitz and Back: The Joe Engel Story,” will have its public premiere Wednesday at the Terrace Theater on James Island.

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