On Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ed Burzminski and his daughter Mia shared the story of Stefania, Helena and Max at Temple Sinai in Glendale, CA. It was a new experience for the Temple to have a speaker share a Holocaust story from a rescuer’s perspective.

Among the attendees were some family members of Holocaust survivors and students of the STARS religious school within the synagogue. Prior to the presentation, Rabbi held a service remembering those who perished during the Holocaust, and also speaking out against continuing anti-Semitism worldwide. Questions from the audience expressed curiosity and a genuine desire to know more. Gratitude to Kim Selfon for making the connection and many thanks to leadership at Temple Sinai for arranging this presentation.

Temple Sinai Glendale, CA May 2022

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