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Survivor’s Club Program (HERC)

Sunday, February 17, 2019 12 Adar I 5779

2:00 PM - 4:00 PMCongregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun

The True Story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four year-old Michael Bornstein was
filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the unforgettable story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved his life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis. Working from his own recollections as well as extensive interviews with relatives and survivors who knew the family, Michael relates his inspirational Holocaust survival story with the help of his daughter, Debbie Bornstein Holinstat.

Book sale and signing immediately following the authors’ presentation.

Contact Kari Altman at (414) 963-2716 or
This event is free to all, but please register below to let us know you are coming.

This program is generously sponsored by:
Catholic Financial Life • Susan Friebert, Ellen Friebert Schupper & Brian Schupper
Alan & Betsy Kimmel • Marquette University • The Richheimer Family
Dora & Shimon Russek Endowment Fund • Brad & Marilyn Shovers

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