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Baruch College to Host Presentation by Survivor of Dr. Joseph Mengele's Experiments at Auschwitz



Eva Kor

Eva Kor

NEW YORK, NY -- September 25, 2015 - Holocaust survivor Eva Kor will discuss her experiences as a medical research subject of Nazi Dr. Joseph Mengele, in a presentation at Baruch College on October 8.

As a ten year old, Eva Mozes Kor and her twin sister, Miriam, were separated from their family and herded into the “care” of the man known as the Angel of Death. Her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, but Eva and her twin survived a series of sadistic medical experiments. After the war they went on to create an organization of surviving “Mengele Twins.”

“The Triumph of the Human Spirit: From Auschwitz to Forgiveness” will be presented by the Wasserman Jewish Studies Center on Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m. The Center is part of Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the discussion is free and open to the public.

 

WHAT:    "The Triumph of the Human Spirit: From Auschwitz to Forgiveness,” a presentation and discussion with Eva Kor

 

WHEN:    Thursday, October 8, 2015

                Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Program begins at 6:00 p.m.

  

WHERE:  Baruch College Information and Technology Building (Library)

               151 East 25th Street

               Newman Conference Center-Room 750

 

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Kirk Petersen, (646) 660-6124, kirk.petersen@baruch.cuny.edu

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

Evelisse Luciano, (646) 660-6134, evelisse.luciano@baruch.cuny.edu

 

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