Blog: survivors

2014 Days of Remembrance

May 6, 2014
On May 2, 2014, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, on behalf of the State of Georgia, hosted the annual State Official Observance “Holocaust Days of Remembrance” of the victims of the Holocaust.

New exhibition series "Georgia's Response to the Holocaust" launches

May 5, 2014

The Commission launched a new traveling exhibit series titled “Georgia’s Response to the Holocaust” which profiles Holocaust survivors, liberators, rescuers, and activists local to Georgia. The first installment of this series, “A Home for Refugees”, tells the stories of seven survivors who left Europe after Hitler’s rise to power and began new lives in Georgia. It is currently on display at the Anne Frank in the World exhibit in Sandy Springs through October. After September, the exhibit will be available for loan. Booking requests can be submitted online.

Holocaust survivor brings story to Lakeland, Georgia

May 15, 2013

On April 30, 2013, Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld, scholar and Holocaust survivor, shared his story to the community of Lakeland, Georgia. He spoke to a full auditorium at Lanier County High School and through live feed in the cafeteria where additional audience members were seated. The event was free and open to the public. 

Holocaust survivor speaks at Cobb County Library

April 25, 2012

Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld, Holocaust survivor, spoke today at Cobb County's Mountain View Regional Library. This month, the Cobb County Public Library System is honoring the memory those who died during the Holocaust and World War II.

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