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An Evening with a Survivor of Auschwitz

When: April 3, 2024 7:00 PM
Where: Palmetto Bay Library
17641 Old Cutler Rd.
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Organizer: Colaiv Freedman
Contact: Colaiv Freedman at [email protected]
Cost: $18
Summary: Discover Irene Zisblatt's harrowing escape from Auschwitz and survival from the Angel of Death's experiments. Her story is a beacon of resilience and courage.
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2024-04-03 19:00:00 2024-04-03 19:00:00 America/New_York An Evening with a Survivor of Auschwitz Discover Irene Zisblatt's harrowing escape from Auschwitz and survival from the Angel of Death's experiments. Her story is a beacon of resilience and courage. (http://jewishmiami.org/events/an_evening_with_a_survivor_of_auschwitz) Palmetto Bay Library Colaiv Freedman [email protected]

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In a compelling invitation to confront the past and its deepest darkness,
Chabad of Palmetto Bay, presents an evening with Holocaust survivor Irene Zisblatt. Her harrowing story of survival amidst the terror of Auschwitz's infamous "Angel of Death," Dr. Josef Mengele, starkly highlights the depths of
human cruelty. Yet, it is Irene's unyielding resilience that transforms her narrative from one of despair to a powerful testament to the unconquerable
spirit of humanity.

This event is set to take place on Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:00 PM, offering a moment to reflect on the tragedies of the past and the strength of those who overcame them.

From her arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenau as a young girl, Irene faced
unimaginable adversity, including being torn from her family and subjected to brutal experimentation. The vivid memories of her last moments with her family serve as a poignant reminder of the personal losses endured during the Holocaust. Yet, Irene’s journey speaks to current times, echoing a warning and a call to action against the backdrop of rising discrimination and intolerance. Her life reminds us that the seeds of such horrors take root in unchallenged hatred and prejudice.

Irene Zisblatt's life story, detailed in her autobiography "The Fifth Diamond" and vividly captured in "The Last Days," directed by Steven Spielberg, transcends the narrative of survival. It is a beacon for all who advocate for justice and human dignity in the face of discrimination and racism. By sharing her experiences, Irene emphasizes the critical importance of remembrance, education, and the collective responsibility to oppose bigotry in all its forms.

Join us as we pay homage to Irene Zisblatt's indomitable spirit and reaffirm our commitment to building a future where the darkness of hatred is forever banished by the light of understanding and empathy.

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Palmetto Bay Library

17641 Old Cutler Rd.

Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

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