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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Renee Firestone describes the strategies for lining up for food each day in Auschwitz. If you stood at the front, you had a better chance of getting food, but in the back you had a better chance of hiding from Dr. Mengele's selections.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Renée Firestone is a survivor of the Holocaust and was among our first interviewees. She became a successful fashion designer, as well as a frequent speaker about her experiences during the war in schools, museums and other educational settings.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The inaugural meeting of the Rwandan Peace Education Program brought together survivors of the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide and the Holocaust, along with other activists from around the world.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Renée Firestone reflects on the importance of tolerance and hopes that future generations will learn from her testimony, and stand up against prejudice.
Monday, December 7, 2015
It had been a long week and Renee Firestone was tired. But when a group of students showed up on Friday at the dark studio where she had spent days answering questions about her life, her mood quickly brightened, her energy restored.
Monday, December 7, 2015
Renee talks about her transition into American life after settling down with her husband in Los Angeles. It wasn't until she received a phone call from the Simon Wiesenthal Center asking her to tell her story that she thought seriously about sharing her testimony with the world. Hearing about a particular anti-Semitic event that occured in Los Angeles made Renee reflect on her experiences and motivated her to share her experiences.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
“Voices of Auschwitz” tells the stories of four survivors from the Nazi German Concentration and extermination camp. The hour-long special is hosted by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer.