The Future of Memory: Edward Fisch, Holocaust Survivor

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Community:Don Mills
Location:Don Mills Branch (Library)
Address:888 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto Map
Start date:November 2, 2016
Time:02:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Edward Fisch will speak of his experiences. Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1933, his father was conscripted in 1942 into the Slave Labour Battalion in Hungary; his mother was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in the spring of 1944. Edward and his brother survived in Swiss protected houses and then in the Budapest ghetto until Liberation in January 1945. Edward’s mother survived but his father was murdered by the Arrow Cross. Edward immigrated to Canada in 1948. Please call 416-395-5710 to register.