Faber will speak at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 6, at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High St.
21, 2000 (Lexington, Ky.) David
Faber, a Jewish survivor of eight Nazi concentration camps, will speak of his
familys fate and his unlikely survival during Holocaust Remembrance Week April 3-7
at the University of Kentucky.
Fabers parents, five of his six sisters and his brother
Romek were murdered by the Nazis during World War II. Before her death, he promised his
mother he would survive to tell his story. In 1945, the 19-year-old Faber was saved from
death himself when British troops liberated his concentration camp. After confronting his
past during a quest to uncover the secret life of his brother a leader of an
underground group which continuously sabotaged the Nazis Faber authored
Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivors Memoir. The book has become
required reading in many university, high school and middle school modern world classes.
will speak at 7:30 p.m. April 6 at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High St, Lexington. To
set the stage for his appearance, the film Schindlers List will be shown
at 8 p.m. April 4 in front of the Commons Complex on south campus. In case of rain, the
film will be shown in the same location at 8 p.m. April 5.
events, sponsored by the UK Residence Hall Association, are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Angela Krumdieck at 323-7254 or 323-1919 or via email by clicking here