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Hungarian Jews During the Holocaust

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 4/21/2014
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Alex Star, a first generation survivor, and his nephew, Tibor Klopfer, a second generation survivor, put a human face on events and statistics of WW II by recounting experiences of their Hungarian Jewish family. Alex was a young teen when war broke out and for a while hid out in the countryside until he was captured and sent to labor camps. In July of 1944, Tiborís mother (Alexís older sister), was deported from a rural ghetto in Hungary to Auschwitz-Birkenau. She was liberated at the end of the war from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Tiborís father lost all of his immediate family including his first wife and two daughters. He spent much of the war in Hungarian and German forced labor camps before being liberated from Dachau at the end of the war. Our speakers come to us through the Bureau of Jewish Education in Indianapolis.
Library: BCPL    Map
Location: Red Room