Thaler Holocaust speakers Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat
- 1 p.m. -
- All Ages
Michael Bornstein, one of the youngest known survivors of the Auschwitz death camp, and his daughter, TV news producer and co-author Debbie Bornstein Holinstat will be this year’s Thaler Holocaust speakers. Through a series of photos, recently discovered documents and memories shared, Michael and Debbie will relate the unforgettable true story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael’s life during the Holocaust. The public will undoubtedly recognize the iconic photo of a four-year-old Michael at liberation, but few people knew of the miracles behind his survival until he and his daughter released their narrative non-fiction bestseller “Survivor’s Club.” Shocking but also uplifting, this story of what happened to Jews in one Polish village in the 1940s will fascinate audience members.