The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Helen Altman Kaltman was born in 1937 in Poland. She was two years old when the war began. Her family fled to the Soviet Union, where her mother, Dora had family. They were sent to Siberia, after a year they escaped and after being on a train for 3 months arrived in Uzbekistan. Her father, Kissel was separated from Helen and her mother when he was conscripted into the Soviet army, and she did not see him again until after the war.
Generously sponsored by Margaret and Michael Valentine and presented in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.