LEAH MOSAK survived the ghetto, 2 1/2 years in the death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the death march, and 2 additional camps. She fought to see better days, rebuilding a life in spite of unimaginable trauma and profound sadness. Her strength and courage were just a part of her many inspiring qualities. Leah’s legacy lives on in her daughter Doris, son-in-law Ron, grandchildren Brad Lazarus and Anshe Emet members Jennifer and son-in-law Matthew Seidner and great-grandchildren, Talia, Perla, Jonah, and Elijah Seidner.
DORIS LAZARUS has dedicated her life to Holocaust Education and Remembrance. She worked for Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation from 1994-1998 and interviewed over 125 Holocaust Survivors from the Midwest. Doris is a founding member of both the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Illinois Holocaust Museum. In 1998 she participated in the U.S. Museum’s first mission to Auschwitz. She has given many lectures on the Holocaust and has been a Docent at the Illinois Holocaust Museum for 12 years. She also is a certified speaker for the Museum’s 2nd Generation Speaker’s Bureau as well as a moderator for the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s Survivor Hologram Theater.
Event sponsored by Anshe Emet Men’s Club.