Kleinman was one of 110 witnesses at the 1961 trial of Eichmann, and at 31 was the youngest. His testimony was about the fate of Jewish youths at Auschwitz.
Libeskind, the son of Holocaust survivor parents, was selected unanimously by Tree of Life’s board of trustees. He is also the son of Holocaust survivors.
Steinberg, who died on Jan. 14 from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 96, was devoted to the traditional Eastern European prayers and liturgical music from his childhood.
Yet, contrary to its title, The Light of Days is not a story but a multi-layered epic, one that rewrites the Holocaust and speaks volumes about the male bias on our past.
“Without the Holocaust survivors, we would have been defeated.”
Some 125 privately-owned and public housing apartments will be made more accessible as part of the project.
The nonprofit used this event to commemorate the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust and reflected on rising antisemitism in the US.
“She had a lot of style,” he said. “She knew everyone. My friends who were much younger than she was, they loved her. She was the life of the party.”
As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.
Still in the shadow of coronavirus, the March of the Living will again take place virtually – saluting the doctors and nurses who saved Jews during the Holocaust