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Connections: Holocaust survivor Helen Levinson and the play, "Survivors"

Jun 7, 2018

We hear the story of a local Holocaust survivor. Helen Levinson was born in Poland and was sent to a concentration camp during the war. She escaped with the help of a Nazi guard, but lost her parents and siblings.

Her remarkable story is part of a new play called "Survivors" at the Jewish Community Center. We hear Levinson's story in her own words. Our guests:

  • Helen Levinson, Holocaust survivor
  • Alexa Scott-Flaherty, actor who portrays Helen in the play, “Survivors”
  • Freyda Schneider, co-producer of "Survivors," and director of TYKEs at the Jewish Community Center
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