Members of families whose stories are told in “They Were Just People: Stories of Rescue in Poland During the Holocaust” will join authors Bill Tammeus and Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn for a series of discussions starting Monday.
Esther Allweiss Ingber, daughter of Zygie Allweiss, the subject of the first story in the book, will participate by a video webcast on Monday. Zygie Allweiss, who died last year, and his late brother Sol survived with the help of a Polish farm family. Ingber lives in Detroit.
On April 27, Felicia Graber will join the discussion online from Baltimore. She was a child when the war broke out and, with help from a non-Jewish family, survived the Holocaust with her parents.
The 8 p.m. classes will meet Monday and April 20, 27, May 4 and 11 at Second Presbyterian Church, 55th Street and Brookside Boulevard, as well as be accessible live online and as an archive afterward. For details about joining online, send an email with “Holocaust Class” as the subject to Cukierkorn at email@example.com. To register for the classes at the church, send an email with the same subject line to Tammeus at firstname.lastname@example.org. The sessions are free.