Authors

Aaron Koster

Aaron Koster was an award-winning advertising Art Director for over 20 years. He worked on Volkswagon, Avis, Texaco, General Foods, and Proctor and Gamble accounts for Doyle, Dane, Bernbach, and Benton & Bowles advertising agencies in New York City. He has two daughters and three grandchildren. To see more of Koster’s work visit his website.

Aaron Rotenberg

Aaron Rotenberg is a visual artist and filmmaker. He serves as the Spiritual Leader of Annex Shul in downtown Toronto and is studying towards rabbinic ordination through ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal.

Art Lush

Art Lush is a mixed-media artist creating handmade Judaica and art from found and discarded materials. You can purchase their work on their Instagram page, or selected pieces from their Etsy shop.

Brendan Murphy

Brendan Murphy is a high school teacher at the Marist School and has led student trips to Washington, DC and across Europe to visit concentration camps and other significant historical sites, and authored the comprehensive "Bearing Witness" guide for ACIS (the American Council for International Studies) on best practices in Holocaust education. Brendan is the recipient of many awards related to Holocaust studies including the Georgia Educator of the Year in 2009 and 2016, the Outstanding Educator Award from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, the Abe Goldstein Human Relations Award from the Anti-Defamation League, Teacher of the Year from the University of Notre Dame, and the Goizueta Chair of Excellence at Marist School.

Charlotte Greenblatt

Charlotte Greenblatt is a Fine Art Curator from Cape Town, South Africa. She has a Master of Arts degree from the prestigious Michaelis School of Art and a Journalism degree from Rhodes University. Charlotte writes a regular arts column, Art Talk, in the Jewish Chronicle, and is a contributor to Aish.com. In December 2019 she curated Zvi Suchet’s first major solo exhibition at the South African Jewish Museum in Cape Town.

Clarrie Feinstein

Clarrie Feinstein is a journalist based in Toronto where she is currently a reporter for Toronto Star. She previously was a reporter for Metroland Media where she covered education in Peel Region. Her other work can be seen in Daily Hive, Business Insider, Salon, and Bedford + Bowery. Clarrie earned her M.A. in journalism from New York University.