Holocaust survivor to speak at ONU


Forum: 4 p.m., English Chapel, Ohio Northern University. With Holocaust survivor Conrad Weiner.

ADA — Holocaust survivor Conrad Weiner will speak at 4 p.m. today, Thursday, April 25, in Ohio Northern University’s English Chapel.

The talk is part of Holocaust Day of Remembrance at ONU.

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Weiner is a survivor of the forced labor camp Budi in Transnistria. After a brief occupation of the region by the Soviet Army in 1941, Romanian authorities in alliance with German forces started a massive campaign of annihilation and deportation of Jews to Transnistria. At 3 1/2 years old, Weiner was forced into a labor camp. After a brief occupation, he and 300 other survivors of the camp were liberated and repatriated to Romania.

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Forum: 4 p.m., English Chapel, Ohio Northern University. With Holocaust survivor Conrad Weiner.

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