Take Note: Surviving the Holocaust with Inge Auerbacher

Nov 28, 2014

Inge Auerbacher holds the yellow star she was forced to wear during the Holocaust.

Fifteen thousand children were imprisoned at the Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. Inge Auerbacher was part of the meager one percent who survived. For years, she suffered from tuberculosis as a result of the terrible conditions during her captivity.

After emigrating to the US in 1946, Auerbacher became a successful chemist and an accomplished writer. She’s the author of six books including “I Am A Star: Child of the Holocaust,” and has been honored with numerous awards.  As the community of survivors dwindles, Auerbacher speaks throughout the world on the Holocaust, tolerance, and human rights.

We’ll hear about her family's harrowing story and about her life and career in America. 

For more information visit these links:

USC Shoah Foundation

USHMM: Terezin Camp

Jewish Virtual Library: Terezin Camp

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