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Yom HaShoah - Upper School

April 22, 2016
By SSLI Communications

Thursday, May 5, 2016 

27 Nisan 5776
Upper School Campus
6 Cross Street, Williston Park, NY 11796

 
The Entire Schechter Community is invited to commemorate
Yom HaShoah
with honored guest and Schechter grandparent, Rene' Slotkin
 
 
7:40 am Shacharit
8:20 am Screening of the documentary film Rene' and I
9:30 am Memorial Ceremony 
 
Community is welcomed to attend,  however, RSVP's and 
Photo ID are required.
 
 
 

This courageous documentary tells the story of Irene and her twin brother René, Czech Jews sent to Auschwitz at age six. The siblings survived three years in the camp, where they were among the 3,000 twins experimented on by Josef Mengele and other Nazi doctors. Of those twins, only 160 survived.

A true tale of miraculous chance encounters, high-risk rescue, a dramatic reunion as the iron curtain is shutting closed, and incredible lives forged from Auschwitz to America, René and I is the story of two resilient souls who triumphed over inhumane circumstances with their emotional selves intact.

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