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HLS: Running and Hiding from the Nazis

Posted by on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 in Holocaust Lecture Series.

HLS Hosts Survivor Miriam Klein Kassenoff

Thursday, November 12 at 7:00pm

Register for the Zoom webinar here

Lecture: “Running and Hiding from the Nazis: My Miraculous Escape from the Holocaust” by Miriam Klein Kassenoff

Miriam Klein Kassenoff was born in Košice, present-day Slovakia.  Her father was detained in and then escaped from a concentration camp in Nazi-allied Hungary.  After his escape Klein Kassenoff and her family—her parents and her baby brother—fled for seven months through seven European countries.  In 1941, they reached Lisbon and a ship to the United States.

Miriam Klein Kassenoff is a Holocaust Survivor, Director of the Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, Education Specialist for Holocaust Studies at Miami-Dade Public Schools, and co-author of Memories of the Night: A Study of the Holocaust and Studying the Holocaust through Film and Literature.

Co-sponsored with the Tennessee Holocaust Commission