Yom HaShoah Program: Honoring Heroism and Survival

Cohen Chapel

The entire Ohr Kodesh Community is invited to learn of the heroism of one 29-year-old stockbroker and meet a young child he saved from the Holocaust in 1939.

Alice Masters was a young child when her parents entrusted her to Nicholas Winton and his allies in the hope that she would be safe in England. In total 669 children, mostly Jews, were transported from Czechoslovakia in this privately organized and funded effort. It was not until 1988 that Nicholas Winton’s efforts became known.  In fact, most of the children saved in this transport had no knowledge of their benefactor.

Ms. Masters has lived in the Washington area for many years and has shared her story with different groups.

Dora Klayman, a friend of Ms. Masters, and an Ohr Kodesh congregant and Holocaust survivor herself, will introduce Ms. Masters.

For additional information, contact Ellen Elow-Mintz: Elow [dot] mintz [dot] ellen [at] gmail [dot] com

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