“From Romania to Auschwitz to New York: The Hecht Family” Film and Discussion, Wagner College, Staten Island, Zoom event moderated by Dr. Roberta Seret

An international student from Romania, Rebeca Zoicas was inspired by meeting Auschwitz survivor Stefania Hecht to make a short documentary film. The film follows Stefania’s story from where she grew up in the northern part of Romania (then part of Hungary), to Auschwitz and a work camp in Czechoslovakia and finally to New York City.

Dr. Alex Hecht, Stefania’s son, founded the Northern Transylvania Holocaust Museum in 2005 to promote Holocaust education will join the discussion.

Pre-registration required here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Apr 14 2021


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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