Author: James Owston

Candle Ceremony

The 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Interview In 1996, I was producing a television show for The College of West Virginia (Mountain State University) that aired every Sunday morning at 6:30 AM.  The purpose of “Our Gift to You” was to give television viewers the opportunity to learn about the university, as well as be introduced to the school’s faculty, […]

Max Lewin remembering horrors of the Holocaust.

The Beginning . . .

Holocaust Remembrance Day On April 15, 2018, the Beckley community will come together with Temple Beth El to remember those who died in the Holocaust. Beckley’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day began with Max Lewin’s desire to remember his family. The first gathering was held at Temple Beth El in Beckley on April 14, 1991. While […]