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Bearing Witness: George Rishfeld (Poland) - The Breman Museum

Bearing Witness: George Rishfeld (Poland)
Nov 17 2019 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bearing Witness: George Rishfeld (Poland)

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

George was born in Warsaw, Poland. As an infant he was thrown over the barbed-wire fence of the Vilna Ghetto into the waiting arms of Halinka, the daughter of a man that worked for George’s father. Risking their own lives, they hid George for the remainder of the war taking him out into the community and to church as if he was their own.

This is the 11th 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 Sara Giles Moore 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.

This event is FREE.

You can Register Below. Registration for this event does NOT guarantee a seat. Seating is available for this event on a first come first-served basis. Please arrive early to secure your seat.

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

Day of Event

Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:30 PM. George will be telling his unforgettable story beginning at 2:00 PM.Free Parking is available at the museum (with free overflow parking available at The John Marshal 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!

Free admission to the 2019-2020 Bearing Witness Series is provided through a generous gift from The Sara Giles Moore Foundation.

 

 

 

                  

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

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