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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

By: Michael Leibson, Volunteer Docent –  January 27, 2021 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date was chosen because it was the date in 1945 that Auschwitz was liberated. However, the Germans stopped gassing operations in November 1944 and thousands of prisoners had been evacuated before the Russians arrived. By January 27 all that remained… Continue Reading International Holocaust Remembrance Day

My Story – Bernard Klisman

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

By: Lori Ellis – Bernard (Benek) Klisman was born on December 12, 1923 to Raizel and Moshe Klisman in the city of Sosnowiec, Poland. He was 1 of 8 children, and 1 of the 3 members of his family that would miraculously survive the Holocaust. Most of his Holocaust history was held privately by him… Continue Reading My Story – Bernard Klisman

My Story – Rae Nachbar

Monday, December 7, 2020

By: Rae (Wygoda) Nachbar, Holocaust Survivor –  Was it luck? I am a survivor from Pultusk, Poland. On Sept 26, 1939, the entire Jewish population of over 3,000 people was driven out without warning by the Germans. They would not allow us to turn back and on foot, we ended up in Bialystok in the… Continue Reading My Story – Rae Nachbar