Michael Bornstein, Auschweitz Survivor, Visits RTA
The 6th and 7th grade students were honored to have been visited by Michael Bornstein and his daughter Debbie Bornstein Holinstat, authors of the book Survivor’s Club along with CBS News who filmed the event for an upcoming edition of CBS Sunday Morning. The students have been reading this book as part of their Holocaust studies in their Character Education and Social Studies classes for the last few years.
January 27th was the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland. Michael was one of the youngest survivors and he and his daughter relayed his terrible journey to the RTA students. His messages that he wanted to leave the students with is that education is key and that they should “Never Forget” the Holocaust.