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Byline: ABBY WEINGARTEN Correspondent
It was the 25-member group's first session of "Witness Theater" at the Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Federation. The dramatic journey was designed to retell history through the eyes of World War II victims and third-generation Jews.
The concept: Two generations connect, discuss stories and delve into the traumatic memories of war.
Survivors serve as narrators and students re-enact their experiences using props, music and lighting.
Sponsored by The Better World Foundation for Children, the program has already been implemented in other Jewish communities and consists of 20, two-hour, weekly meetings that lead to a …