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An Illegal Alien

The following story was written by Beatrice Wyllie and shared as part of the Memory Project. For sixteen years, I was not aware that I was an illegal alien. In 1946, I was repatriated as an American citizen who lived in Romania. I had an American passport, and then a...

Ode to Morpheus

The following story was written by Beatrice Wyllie and shared as part of the Memory Project. For the past year or so, I have been retreating. It really became very bad when I, who used to go out almost every day of the week, didn’t feel like going anywhere–not to the...

A Dream Vacation

The following story was written by Beatrice Wyllie and shared as part of the Memory Project. How can I forget my first cruise? The ship, the Morris Sigmund, was a Liberty ship which transported “materiel” from the U.S. to Europe. In December 24, 1945, my mother, my...

Coming to America

The following story was written by Beatrice Wyllie and shared as part of the Memory Project. Since my father was an American citizen living in Roumania, I automatically became an American citizen when I was born. My father left Roumania in 1936, and we intended to...

Tribute to My Mother

The following story was written by Felicia Lederberger-Bialecki-Graber and shared as part of the Memory Project. Unlike my father, my mother avoided speaking about the Holocaust years. Unlike him, she was neither the athlete nor possessed the outgoing personality. She...

As a Young Girl of Thirteen to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series is As A Young Girl of Thirteen: Simone Lagrande Remembers Auschwitz, screening at 1 pm on December 28, 2014. The screening will take place in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre at Jewish...

In Darkness to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be In Darkness, screening at 1:00 pm on November 30, 2014. The screening will take place at the Holocaust Museum’s theatre at Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus...

The Inheritance to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be The Inheritance, screening at 1 pm on October 26, 2014, in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre in Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive.  This powerful documentary...

Lore to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Lore, screening at 1 pm on September 28 in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre in Jewish Federation Kopolow Building at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Abandoned by their Nazi parents, five...

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