Am Yisrael Chai
Am Yisrael Chai aims to raise awareness and funds for Holocaust Education, children who suffer in the face of genocide, and other humanitarian crises. The importance and meaning of remembrance, as well as the combined power of memory and action, cannot be understated. With this in mind, Am Yisrael Chai's Daffodil Project aspires to cultivate a worldwide Living Holocaust Memorial by planting 1.5 million daffodils in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust.
On Sunday evening , January 20, Am Yisrael Chai
will present as its 2019 Key
, Marion Blumenthal Lazan, with her message of Determination, Perseverance, Faith, and Hope
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, born in Bremen, Germany in 1934, was a direct witness to the events of Kristallnacht, after whi
ch she and
her family fled to the Netherlands, hoping to escape to the US.
However, after the Nazi invasion of Holland, they were deported, first to Westerbork, and then to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.Her memoir,
Four Perfect Pebbles
, vividly describes her struggles through these years, surrounded by destruction, death, and disease. Today, Marion is a tireless Holocaust Survivor Speaker whose messages include the importance of respect, and tolerance. She believes in the power of positive thinking, creativity, and inner strength in overcoming adversity.
This event will be held at the Byers Theater at
the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center,
1 Galambos Way,
Sandy Springs, GA
Sunday 6:00 pm-- Exhibit
7:00pm - 8:30pm - Hope and Perseverance Presentation
8:45pm - Book Inscribing