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Monday, June 10 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Voices of the Holocaust: Why Survivors Choose to Talk

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Olga Horak and David Benedikt are Holocaust Survivors who have been telling their story for over twenty years. In this session we will discuss with Olga and David how they came to tell their stories and why they feel compelled to talk about what they endured during World War II.


Moderators
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Ari Lander

Ari Lander is an Education Officer at the Sydney Jewish Museum. He completed a doctorate in Jewish history at the University of New South Wales. | Ari Lander was on the Programming team for Limmud-Oz 2013. 

Presenters
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David Benedikt

David Benedikt was born in Czechoslovakia. Forced to endure three and a half years in two ghettos and three concentration camps, David has been telling his story at the Jewish Museum for over twenty years. At the age of ninety he published his memoir To Live Is to Tell: Surviving the Shoah (2010).
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Olga Horak

Olga Horak is a founding member of the Sydney Jewish Museum. Olga was 17 when German troops marched into Slovakia in 1944. A survivor of Auschwitz and Trachenberg, Olga has been telling her story for over twenty years. She published her memoir, Auschwitz to Australia: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir, in 2000.


Monday June 10, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Scientia Building Gallery 1

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