Zahava Kohn and Hephzibah Rudofsky were the guest speakers at the Holocaust Memorial 2012 Service held at Watford Grammar School for Girls. The programme also included music and readings.
As the anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen- Belsen concentration camp approaches, Lady Zahava Kohn tells Bridget Galton about the years her family spent in Nazi detention- and their miraculous survival. Lady Zahava Kohn unpacks a box of family mementoes in her elegant living room. Although her rheumatism makes it painful to walk, the 75-year-old has the spirit and demeanour of a woman ten years younger. But the chilling reminders of Third Reich bureaucracy that she lays on the table tell the story of a childhood spent amid disease and death. To read more of this story click here.
A schools theatre director has embarked upon a more personal production – her own mother’s story of survival in Bergen-Belsen. Until last year, Lady Zahava Kohn had never spoken in public about her experiences in Nazi-occupied Holland and in the concentration camp. For full article, click here.