Critical Thinking/Discussion Questions - Henry Wolkoff

1. What does Henry’s story teach you about understanding the complexity of the Holocaust? What new information have you learned about the ghetto? About the different types of concentration camps?

2. Why do you think that Henry never shared his story with his children or discussed it with any of his family members? What do you think finally motivated him to share his story with the Tennessee Holocaust Commission?

3. Explain how Henry’s family maintained their Jewish faith after all that they experienced during the Holocaust.