The Myth of Silence

Postwar American Jews did not ignore the Holocaust

The Jewish teenagers who spent the summer of 1956 at the Reform movement's Camp Institute in Oconomowoc, Wis., edited a literary magazine, a repository of their fond memories of a summer well spent. They could not possibly have known as they cobbled together All Eyes Are on the ... Literary Magazine that, a half-century later, their camp yearbook would be used to show how American Jews went about the process, text by text, artifact by