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When 10-year-old Elliott asks his 90-year-old great-grandfather, Jack, about the number tattooed on his arm, he sparks an intimate conversation about Jack’s life that spans happy memories of childhood in Poland, the loss of his family, surviving Auschwitz and finding a new life in America. Read More

The Studio of Jeff Scher

Artist Jeff Scher takes us behind the scenes of The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm for a tour of his studio and animation process.

Survivor Stories

The team behind The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm continues the conversation with short companion films featuring Holocaust survivors talking with kids.


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By Jeff Scher based on footage from The Polish National Field Archive / Courtesy of HBO
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