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        2/27/2013, Adar 17, 5773

      Israeli Student Study Holocaust History

      A unique study program is teaching students about the Shoah, or Holocaust using a quiz format. Organizers report high participation for in this year's quiz. The area of focus for this year with be the rebellion in the Warsaw ghetto. The participants include 371 high school students from 47 schools in 34 communities. The students come from a wide variety of communities throughout the country. The quiz was developed by businessman Yossi Billig who produced it in collaboration with the Center for Holocaust Studies College of Jerusalem and the Ministry of Education.