To commemorate Yom HaShoah, join The National WWII Museum for an evening with Holocaust survivor Renée Fink. Born in the Netherlands, Fink went into hiding at the age of four. She was fortunate in being able to stay with a Catholic Dutch family until after the war ended, when she was eight. Reunited with her grandmother, they lived in another Dutch town until she came to the United States with her grandmother in 1948. Sadly, Fink and her grandmother were unable to live together, and she was sent to yet another family in the Adirondack mountains. Although Fink had to live in an occupied and heavily bombed part of Holland during World War II, she shares why those times turned out to be her best years until she married. In her talks, Fink likes to stress the resistance, goodness, and courage of people in those times and why those traits remain so important.
Sponsored by Taube Philanthropies, the event is part of the Taube Family Holocaust Education Program.