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Survivor Speaker Series

Summer Survivor Speaker Series


Sunday, September 2 - Julie Berman
Julie is the daughter of two Holocaust survivors. Her mother, Magda Ehrlich Mittelman, survived Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps as well as a death march. Her father, Laszlo Mittelman, survived forced labor and later escaped and became a partisan (resistance fighter). Julie preserves her parents' legacies and shares their testimonies through a multi-media presentation.

Sunday, September 9 - Emmanuel Sebagado
Emmanuel Sebagabo lost family members in the Rwandan Genocide against the Tutsi in 1994 and in the massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1996. He came to the United States in 2001 from the Kiziba Refugee Camp in Rwanda and settled with his mom and two sisters in Dallas. Mr. Sebagabo will share his story and discuss the political situation and ethnic violence in his home country and surrounding regions of Central and East Africa.

Sunday, September 16 - Bert Romberg
Bert is from Germany, and he was on a Kindertransport that rescued Jewish children by bringing them to the United Kingdom.

12:30 p.m. | At the Museum

Join us to hear the testimonies of Holocaust Survivors, Refugees, and Hidden Children, as well as second generation Survivors and Survivors of modern-day genocides.

Included in cost of Museum admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Sponsored By: Central Market/H-E-B and Ernst & Young, LLC

Community Partners: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and the Rwandan American Community of Dallas/Fort Worth