Etched in Glass
Producer/Director: Roger Lyons
Documentary / USA / 85 minutes / 2017 / English
Tuesday, March 13 / 7:00 PM / Mandell JCC
Etched in Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross is the real-life account of how one remarkable
man found a second life in America, dedicating himself to helping people. It’s the story of
Steve Ross, who rose up from 5 horrific years in 10 concentration camps as a child, and
spent the rest of his life in the service of his adopted country.
Witness his transformation from immigrant orphan to street worker to licensed psychologist.
Steve changed lives over and over again, by getting kids off the streets and into the
classroom and convincing them to stay in school, as well.
Steve’s most enduring accomplishment was the founding of the New England Holocaust
Memorial in Boston. We’ll show you how it came about with the aid of former Boston Mayor
Ray Flynn and how Steve created an adjacent site in tribute to the American soldiers who