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Brotherhood Lecture - Judy Altmann, Holocaust Survivor

Thursday, April 22, 2021 10 Iyar 5781

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMZoom

Judy Altmann was born in Jasina Czechoslovakia, which was invaded by the Nazis in 1939.  In 1944 she was arrested and transported to Auschwitz concentration camp with her neice where they were selected for work.  From there she was sent to Essen and Gelsenkrchen Labour camps where remained until March 1945.  She survived the "death march" that ended in the Bergen Belsen concentration camp. Sick with typhus, Judy was barely alive when she was liberated by the British Army 1945.

Ms. Altmann was given the opportunity to go to Sweden.  She lived in Sweden until 1948 at which time she immigrated to the Unites States.

Judy, who has extensive experience speaking in schools, is a member of the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Speakers Bureau and is Vice President of the Holocaust Child Survivors of Connecticut. Join us as Judy shares her fascinating story of survival.




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