Born in Czechoslovakia in 1929, Irving Roth survived the horrors of Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Death Marches. After Immigrating to the US in 1947, Mr. Roth now devotes his time and efforts to educating young and old on the evils of prejudice and anti-Semitism. This unique opportunity to hear living testimony from a Holocaust survivor will illuminate a story of survival, tragedy, and hope.
Sondra was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio,in an Orthodox Jewish home. She was educated at the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, a religious all-day school sponsored by the Cleveland Jewish community. Upon graduation from high school, Sondra studied religious studies at the Jerusalem College for Women in Israel. She completed her B.A. in history and English at Barnard College (Columbia University) and obtained her J.D. at Columbia University's School of Law. In 1984, after practicing law in New York for a short time, Sondra moved to Israel. Sondra continued her legal career in Israel, after being accepted to the Israeli bar.