In Memory of Six Million
Understanding of the Holocaust is deepened by hearing personal experiences and stories. As survivors grow fewer, we often turn to their families and loved ones to preserve this knowledge. This year, in observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are honored to have survivor Judy Jacobs speak.
Judy Jacobs was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1937. In March 1944, Germany occupied Hungary, and from July to December, Judy and her parents were incarcerated in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, while her grandparents and her extended family were killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau and her mother’s brother died in a forced labor camp. In December 1944, they were taken to Switzerland. In 1946, they immigrated to the United States.