This Jambar article discussed the creation of the program. It was featured at the Youngstown Area 2012 Jewish Film Festival. Dr. Saul Friedman taught at YSU from 1969 to 2006 and was founder of our Holocaust Studies program. In addition to a dozen books, he created 13 documentaries of which 5 received regional Emmy Awards.
He died March 31, 2013.
According to the records of the Greek government, 56,500 Jewish citizens lived in the city of Salonika on the eve of the Holocaust. By December 1944 only three remained. This is their story–and by extension–it is the story of the Jews of Greece.
The DVD Ash and /Smoke may be borrowed from the Maag Library AudioVisual Collection,
Call number DVD 0432. Ask at the Circulation Desk.
It will appear online in the Maag archives in the future.