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4/22/2014


Seventy-One Years After Holocaust, Four Survivors Share Their Stories.

Seventy-one years after the end of the Holocaust -- the extermination of Jews by the Nazis -- four Long Island survivors will come together for the first time to discuss their experience at Suffolk County Community College on May 7.

Annie Bleiberg, now of Woodbury, was born in Poland, was forced to live in the Lubaczow Ghetto, the Krakower Ghetto, the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, and the Mohrisch Weisswasser work camp in Czechoslovakia.
 
Werner Reich, now of Smithtown, was born in Germany, moved to Yugoslavia, and was sent to Terezin Czechoslovakia, the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, and Mauthausen.
 
Hannah Robinson, now of Sound Beach, was born in Germany, and at nine years old her parents sent her with her brother to England, on the Kindertransport.
 
Ruth Minsky Sender, now of East Setauket, was born in Poland, was forced to live in the Lodz Ghetto, the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, the Mittelsteine and Grafenort work camps, and a displaced persons camp in Germany.

Date:                  May 7, 2014

Time:                  11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Location:            Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building,
                           Suffolk Community College, Selden
                                                         
Speakers:           Annie Bleiberg
                           Werner Reich
                           Hannah Robinson
                           Ruth Minsky Sender