b'WESTERN MARBLE ARCH SYNAGOGUEThey are the past as past. Memory is the past as present, as it lives on in me. Without memory there can be no identity.Our Survivors give personal testimony because more than anything theydontwanttheHolocausttoberelegatedtohistory.They desperately want it to remain part of our collective memory.For this reason we decided to publish this WMA Book of Memory. By asking community members to share their own family stories, we will ensure that the Holocaust remains in our peoples memory and wont just be our history. This way we will play our part in guaranteeing that the six million who perished wont be forgotten and the lessons of our peoples darkest period will be remembered.The Home Office Permit for Elfrieda Grunhut issued in 19392'