Holocaust Survivor Stories

Holocaust Survivor Stories

A series of documentary shorts featuring the life stories of local Holocaust survivors.

Holocaust Survivor Stories
  • Holocaust Survivor Stories: Erna Roth Anolik

    Ernestine “Erna” Roth Anolik (z”l) was graduating high school in Uzhorod, Czechoslovakia (now Ukraine) when she and her family were forced from their home and sent to Auschwitz. Erna survived two concentration camps, including forced labor at the Krupp Ammunition Factory, before liberation in 194...

  • Holocaust Survivor Stories: Shelley Zeiger

    Shelley Zeiger (z"l) was six years old when the Germans occupied his hometown of Zborów, Poland. After being forced into a ghetto, the Zeiger family escaped to a neighbor, Anton Suchinski, who hid them underground for over a year. Shelley describes his experience surviving the Holocaust and his l...

  • Holocaust Survivor Stories: Erna Sauer Bratt

    Born in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, Erna Sauer Bratt (née Steinfeld) (z"l) was 15 years old when Nazi Germany invaded Poland to start World War II. A survivor of three concentration camps, Erna resisted sharing her experience in the Holocaust for over 50 years before agreeing to tell her story thro...