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Bearing Witness: Alfred Schneider. PhD

Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

Bearing Witness

Even though school was illegal in Romania for jews in 1941, Alfred and two friends started their own course of studies and were later tutored by teachers within the ghetto. His academic prowess, ability to learn multiple languages and musical talents proved pivotal to his survival. Alfred Schneider overcame many challenges after the Holocaust as he laid the foundations for a new life.

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 Riches 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.

Event Details

Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:30 PM. Alfred 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 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.)

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

                  

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