Holocaust survivor shares experience for a day of remembrance

Image of Edith and family
Edith Heine/Courtesy
Edith Heine virtually shared her experience living through WWII and the Holocaust during Berkeley’s 18th annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Program. The program was established in honor and remembrance of the survivors, the dead and those who helped Holocaust victims.

Two-year-old Edith Heines watched the blood as it pooled and snaked across the white tiles of her home. Moments earlier, two Gestapo men had kicked down the 400-year old door of her family’s house and brutally tortured the family’s housemate.
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