600 Holocaust Survivors Gather For Luncheon
Survivor: We Have To Carry On As Long As We Can

COOPER CITY, Fla. — Thousands of Holocaust survivors call South Florida home, and on Tuesday, 600 gathered to swap stories and memories.

“I went through Auschwitz and I lost my entire family,” holocaust survivor Jack Beigelman said.


“It’s a miracle that we survived,” said another survivor.

Holocaust survivors came by the busload to the Eurocafe, a semi-regular luncheon for survivors. They wore tags identifying names and countries and sat at tables labeled for those countries overrun by the Nazis. On Tuesday, 600 survivors gathered in one room, brought together by a fellow survivor.