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Sunday, January 20 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
The Hidden Joys of Researching a Holocaust Legacy

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It began as a book project about my husband’s parents, Sam and Esther Goldberg, who escaped the Holocaust and arrived, penniless, on the shores of this country. Their stories of survival against all odds, both before and after they met in Poland in 1943, had always fascinated and inspired me: Sam was one of about 65 people to survive Treblinka; Esther evaded Nazi death squads twice. What I never expected was the people, the relationships and, indeed, the joys my family and I would discover in traveling back to uncover what really happened in those dark days. Come and be inspired by Sam and Esther’s story and how, with a bit of chutzpa, we can discover new things about our families and ourselves.

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Karen Treiger

A Seattle native and a lawyer, Karen Treiger retired from her practice to research and write a book about her in-laws, Sam and Esther Goldberg. She graduated in 1988 from New York University Law School, where she served as Editor in Chief of the Law Review. Her work experience ranges... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 2:45pm - 4:00pm PST