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Rena’s Promise @HayFestival w/Sarah Crompton of The Telegraph

Wonderful opportunity and brilliant audience at Hay with Sarah Crompton (The Telegraph) about the new edition of Rena’s Promise, and the first Jewish women in Auschwitz.

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70th Anniversary of Liberation after 3 Years in Nazi Death Camps

“They looked like angels.” That is how the soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division appeared to Rena Kornreich, 70 years ago today. After spending more than three years of her young adult life in Nazi death camps, we can understand … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary Liberation of Ravensbruck

April 30, 1945: 3,000 women are finally liberated from Ravensbruck Women’s Death Camp by the Russian army. A few days earlier (April 27-28) all able bodied women were forced on a death march (for many this was their 2nd march). … Continue reading

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The 716th Jewish Woman in Auschwitz Tells Her Story

In 1994, Heather Dune was working in a hair salon as a receptionist (the owner of the salon told her she could write her book on the computer at work in between booking clients). She did. Much of the first … Continue reading

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