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CommUNITY Heritage Series Event: Diny Adkins, Holocaust Survivor/Educator

On June 25th the Summerville/North Area Jewish Community, the Jewish Community Center Without Walls and the Community Resource Center presented a very special program on the Holocaust with speaker Diny K. Adkins who gave an inspiring and heart wrenching talk about her experiences in the Holocaust in Holland. Ms. Adkins a retired Music Therapist was a child survivor of the Holocaust. She has devoted her life to Holocaust education and activism for peace and conflict resolution.

Prior to Ms. Adkins presentation she was presented with the  2017 Jewish Hero Award.  Ms. Adkins was the first recipient of this award presented by the Summerville/North Area Jewish Community and the Jewish Community Center Without Walls. Patrick C. Labbe, Founder of the Summerville/North Area Jewish Community and Daniel Stern, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Center Without Walls presented the plaque which read:

Jewish Hero Award 2017
Diny K. Adkins
In Recognition of Service for Holocaust Awareness
presented by the Summerville North Area Jewish Community and the Jewish Community Center Without Walls

The event was sponsored by the Summerville/North Area Jewish Community, the Jewish Community Without Walls and the Summerville Community Resource Center.

The event attracted about 50 people including former State Senator Mike Rose; Louis Smith, founder of the Community Resource Center and people from Summerville, Goose Creek, Moncks Corner and West Ashley.

The group will be sponsoring an Interfaith panel discussion on July 30th featuring speakers from the Jewish, Christian and Muslim Faith Communities. The event will be held at the historic Saul Alexander Masonic Hall on Main St. in Summerville.


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