Edith Birnholtz

"The Holocaust shouldn’t happen again. "

Name at birth
Elke Klein
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Mukachevo, Czechoslovakia
Name of father, occupation
Sandor Elbogen, Wholesaler of animal skins
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Fanny (Feiga) Klein, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents and Rivka (Rifchu), Gershon, Ruchala, me (Elke), Leiby, Reisy
Who survived the Holocaust?
Rivka, Gershon, and me
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Where did you go after being liberated?
When did you come to the United States?
April 12, 1947
When and where were you married?
March 6, 1948
Sanford, Marilyn, and Mark
Jeremy, Melanie, Bryan, Ashley, Jordan, Matthew, Eric Great-grandchildren: Samara, Elie, Jacob, Sydney, Adelyne, Harrison, and Felix
What do you think helped you to survive?
I don't know, but I did because of my sister and brother. That I was too young to realize what was happening.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
The Holocaust shouldn’t happen again. 

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