Holocaust survivors who made their way to U.S. left a legacy

By Jessica Brown
Enquirer staff writer

IF YOU GO
“Commitment to Remember: Reflections of Children of Holocaust Survivors” is at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Mayerson Auditorium, 3101 Clifton Ave., next to Good Samaritan Hospital.

EVENDALE – Sandy Kaltman recalls growing up in a secure, normal household. There were social events and laughter.

Her main worries were about school and friends.

The Amberley Village woman didn’t get much more than a hint, until later in life, of the atrocities that had befallen her family.

Just a generation earlier, her mother, Roma, was forced at age 13 into the ghetto in her hometown of Lodz, Poland, where Jews were starved and made to work like slaves. MORE.