Greenwich Holocaust survivor describes experience on Yom Hashoah

Across the country and world, people are remembering the 6 million Jews who were methodically murdered during the Holocaust - and a Greenwich woman described her experience during the time with News 12 Connecticut.

News 12 Staff

Apr 8, 2021, 11:59 PM

Updated 1,136 days ago

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Across the country and world, people are remembering the 6 million Jews who were methodically murdered during the Holocaust - and a Greenwich woman described her experience during the time with News 12 Connecticut.
Judith Alter Kallman was born in Czechoslovakia and says when she was only 5 years old, things began to change in her life quickly.
Her family was forced to hide their identity and tried to pass as not being Jewish with documentation for some time.
Eventually they were separated, and two siblings and her parents were killed at the concentration camp in Aushwitz.
In her memoir, "A Candle in the Heart," Kallman explains her incredible journey of survival - traveling all over Europe with her brother just to survive as a Jew.
"Yom Hashoah represents the Holocaust. Yom Hashoah represents history. Yom Hashosah represents being who we are human beings," says Kallman.


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