George Elbaum: Neither Yesterdays Nor Tomorrow

Sari Wachtelhausen and Sophie Bironas

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During the eighth grade language arts unit of Light In The Darkness, Bowditch invited a speaker named George Elbaum. He talked about his life before, during and after the Holocaust. The journalism class was lucky enough to be able to take pictures and videos of the assembly.

George Elbaum was born in Poland in 1939. On his website,, he gives a brief biography of himself. He goes into detail about his life from Hitler invading Poland to how he started to talk to students across the world.

Elbaum wrote a book by the name of “Neither Yesterdays Nor Tomorrow” that also talked his life. His goal is to inform and inspire students.