Witness to Truth: Holocaust Remembrance

You and your family are invited to virtually attend a unique and important program at the Museum of Tolerance on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., entitled "Witness to Truth," the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from a Holocaust Survivor. Mr. William Harvey, a Holocaust Survivor, will share his unique personal testimony, which will inspire you with his bravery and fortitude. From his experiences, attendees will also learn principles of empathy and compassion by way of the personal experience faced by Mr. Harvey.

The Holocaust Survivors of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance are the quiet heroes of humanity, ambassadors of remembrance and hope, demonstrating the courage to survive and the enduring spirit to rebuild their lives. Learn how the lessons of the past are still relevant to our lives today.

To learn more about William Harvey's background and journey through the Jewish Holocaust, please click here.

Registrants will receive the Zoom link one hour prior to the start of the session.

When: Wednesday, April 7 | 1 PM

Where: Online Webinar

Speaker: William Harvey

 

William Harvey

William ("Bill") Harvey was born Vilmos Herskovits to parents Zali and Aaron Herskovitz in Berehovo, Czechoslovakia on May 20, 1924. During the Holocaust, Bill, his mother, two sisters, and the Jews of the town were transported to Berehovo Ghetto. Here they were exposed to severe winter weather, poor sanitation, and lack of food.