Auburn University at Montgomery remembers Holocaust with Education Program

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Auburn University at Montgomery remembers Holocaust with Education Program

by Neil Probst | Mar 30, 2016

Survivors Max Herzel, Max Steinmetz to speak about their experiences surviving the Holocaust.
Auburn Montgomery/Montgomery, Ala. (March 30, 2016) — Two survivors of the Holocaust will share their stories April 6 at Auburn University at Montgomery during the university’s annual Holocaust Education Program, sponsored by the AUM Department of Psychology.

DATE: Wednesday, April 6
TIME: 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
LOCATION: AUM Athletics Complex
ADMISSION: Free, open to public. No registration is required.

Holocaust survivors Max Steinmetz and Max Herzel will share their personal stories and those of their family members and will take part in a question-and-answer session with audience members.

The program also will include a showing of the documentary Night and Fog. Made 10 years after the liberation of Nazi concentration camps, the film describes the lives of prisoners in Nazi camps, featuring footage of the abandoned Auschwitz and Majdanek camps.

For information, contact Tonya Sexton at 334-244-3306 or; or contact Dr. Glen Ray 334-244-3690 or

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