Phil Ganson: Delegation Head
Phil graduated from Ohio University in 2014 with a BA in Political Science. He was born and reared in Cincinnati and attended Sycamore High School. Phil worked at Goldman Union Camp Institute as a counselor working with teens. Phil has been to Israel on various occasions and most recently lived in Tel Aviv for 5 months where he interned for The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. Phil has always had a connection to Israel and his brother, sister-in-law and nephew currently live in Be’er Sheva. Phil is so excited to lead the Cincinnati delegation!
Peppi Dotan: Tour Guide in Poland
Peppi Dotan was born in Buffalo, New York and has lived in Jerusalem for all of her adult life. She produced documentary films for 17 years. In addition to being a Holocaust guide to Poland, she also is a guide at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and works for Israeli/American/Canadian Architect, Moshe Safdie, in Jerusalem. She has immensely enjoyed guiding the last SEVEN Cincinnati March of the Living tours and looks forward to experiencing Poland with the 2017 delegation.
Center For Holocaust & Humanity Education Staff
Sarah Weiss, Executive Director
Sarah joined the staff of CHHE in 2004 and has passionately and diligently endeavored to establish a highly respected reputation and long-lasting community presence on behalf of the organization. In 2007, Sarah became the executive director and guided CHHE through its transition into a successful, independent 501(c)(3) organization. Throughout Sarah’s tenure, she has worked to formulate lasting partnerships with organizations and educational facilities locally, nationally and internationally. Sarah is a graduate of the Teaching the Holocaust and Antisemitism course at the esteemed Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies and is also a Lerner Fellow after participating in an advanced course sponsored by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous at Columbia University. She has lead and traveled on educational journeys to Poland and Israel with students and adults. Sarah serves on the Ohio Holocaust Council and as Secretary for the Association of Holocaust Organizations. Sarah brings a personal connection to this work as the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, who met and married in Israel.