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Bearing Witness: Helen Weingarten (Romania)
Jan 12 2020 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bearing Witness: Helen Weingarten (Romania)

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

Bearing Witness

January 27, 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest camp established by the Germans. Auschwitz included a concentration camp, killing center, and forced-labor camps.

We will commemorate this with a very special Bearing Witness program featuring Helen Weingarten, Holocaust survivor from Romania, along with her daughter Sue Levy, telling her unforgettable story of resilience and survival.

Helen was one of seven children. She entered Auschwitz as one of five sisters, but only four survived. Helen narrowly escaped death when the 500 women she was with were redirected from the entrance to the gas chambers and sent to Germany for slave labor. 

For more information on the Liberation of Auschwitz go here

This is the 12th year the Breman Museum is presenting Bearing Witness. Each year attendance increases attracting a broader audience representing Atlantans of all backgrounds.  A barrier for many to hear this live testimony from the Holocaust has been the price of admission. A generous grant from The Rich Foundation allows everyone to hear these stories first-hand at no cost. Everyone is invited to take advantage of this free offering because it is vitally important to share the stories as the witness generation is rapidly diminishing.

Program Details

Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:30 PM. Helen will be telling her unforgettable story beginning at 2:00 PM.Free Parking is available at the museum (with free overflow parking available at The John Marshall Law School on 18th between W. Peachtree and Spring) and seating is first-come, first-served, so be sure to arrive early in order to secure your spot!

This event is FREE.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at info@thebreman.org or 678-222-3700.

To see the dates for our future Bearing Witness events in 2020 click here.

Register below. (Registration does not guarantee a seat, please arrive early to ensure your spot.)

*Out of an abundance of caution we have elevated our security procedures. Please allow for additional time. We greatly encourage you to leave all your bags, backpacks, bulky purses in your vehicle to expedite entrance to the event.

Free admission to the 2019-2020 Bearing Witness Series is provided through a generous gift from The Rich Foundation

                  

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

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