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Day 46 of 70 Days of Testimony: Celina Biniaz on Auschwitz & Oskar Schindler

Language: English

Celina Biniaz describes how she and her parents were selected to be on Schindler’ List. She also recalls when the women transport from Plaszow was sent to Auschwitz instead of to the Schindler factory in Brünnlitz. This is the 46th testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. 

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Celina Biniaz on transportation to Auschwitz

Language: English

Celina Biniaz describes how she and her parents were selected to be on Schindler’ List. She also recalls when the women transport from Plaszow was sent to Auschwitz instead of to the Schindler factory in Brünnlitz.

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Celina Biniaz on life after the Holocaust

Language: English

Celina Biniaz speaks on the importance of educating others to stand up to bigotry and fight intolerance. She reflects on how she has implemented those teachings in her career as an educator and also as a mother and grandmother.

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Celina Biniaz with a Message to the Future

Language: English

Celina Biniaz asks future generations to see the good in others to prevent genocides from happening again.

 

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Celina Biniaz on the liberation of Brünnlitz Concentration Camp

Language: English

Celina Biniaz, a “Schindler Jew”, remembers hearing about the end of the war while listening to an underground radio at the munitions factory set up by Oskar Schindler in the Brünnlitz concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. The Brünnlitz concentration camp was liberated by the Soviet armed forces in May 1945. With the approach of the Soviets, Oskar Schindler left and arranged for several of the camp personnel to leave as well. Celina Biniaz remembers her liberation and describes her liberators.

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