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Like Carla Peperzak, Let’s Sacrifice Our Comfort to Talk about Past and Present Injustices

When we grow up, we want to be like Carla Peperzak. That was how my wife and I felt after our three-hour lunch and visit with Peperzak in her home at Rockwood Retirement Communities. At 99 years old, she is mentally and physically much younger. Her passion for teaching children about the horrors of the Holocaust is keen and always eager.

The Keys of Carla Olman Peperzak’s Life

The memoir was written for her descendants—the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren she would never have had if the Nazis found out she was Jewish or if they found out she was helping Jews hide after they invaded her country on May 10, 1940.

Holocaust Survivor to Speak June 4

On Monday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m., 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Nissan Krakinowski will be speaking at the Spokane Convention Center. The event is organized...

Holocaust survivor to speak in Spokane

Dr. Jacob Eisenbach, a 93 year old Holocaust survivor, is coming to Spokane's Historic Davenport Hotel on Thursday, March 9.

“Bubbe is the reason we are observant Jews”

Bubbe is the reason we are observant Jews. When our children were just promises in the distant future, my husband and I struggled to figure out how we wanted to raise them.

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