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A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

By: Feiga Weiss, Head Librarian and Archivist –  On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Hans Weinmann was laid to rest in the Clover Hill Park Cemetery, in Birmingham. It was a graveside service attended by his wife and a group of his closest friends. As a US Army veteran, he was accorded full military honors by… Continue Reading A Memorial Tribute to Hans Weinmann, Devoted Friend to the Holocaust Memorial Center

Henry S. Dorfman’s Story of Survival by Becca Gallick-Mitchell of InstaGrandma’s Kitchen

Thursday, September 9, 2021

By: Becca Gallick-Mitchell – Friend of the HMC My name is Becca Gallick-Mitchell, and I’m a third generation Holocaust educator, recipe developer/blogger, and the founder of the InstaGrandma’s Kitchen website and Instagram. Although I’m constantly developing my own recipes, my underlying reason for starting InstaGrandma’s Kitchen was to share my family’s most precious recipes that… Continue Reading Henry S. Dorfman’s Story of Survival by Becca Gallick-Mitchell of InstaGrandma’s Kitchen

My Story – George Erdstein

Friday, August 6, 2021

By: George Erdstein, Holocaust Survivor – A Matter of Luck My parents, Berthold and Ida Erdstein, were both born in Vienna. Drafted into the Austrian Army at the age of seventeen, my father survived the First World War, returning to an accounting position in Vienna held for him during the war. He met my mother… Continue Reading My Story – George Erdstein

BOOK REVIEW: “The Ratline: Love, Lies, and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive”

Thursday, June 17, 2021

By: Alan Gershel, Volunteer Docent –  One of my colleagues in our docent training class, who was aware that I was a former prosecutor with an interest in the Nuremberg trials, gave me a copy of East West Street. In that book, Philippe Sands, a British human rights lawyer, wrote about his maternal grandfather who… Continue Reading BOOK REVIEW: “The Ratline: Love, Lies, and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive”