HLS: Running and Hiding from the Nazis
HLS Hosts Survivor Miriam Klein Kassenoff
Thursday, November 12 at 7:00pm
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