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Annual Holocaust Commemoration

Severin Drix

Featuring Severin Drix, an Ithaca High School teacher who was born in a refugee camp in Germany. His father, Dr. Samuel Drix, survived the Janowska concentration camp and was hidden by a Polish family. His memoir, “Witness to Annihilation: Surviving the Holocaust,” was published in 1994.
Including a candle lighting ceremony of local descendants of Holocaust survivors, a performance by the Abi Gezunt singers and a presentation by youth from Temple Beth-El.

A video of the entire presentation cam be found at

Made possible by the Jacob and Jeannette Geldwert Holocaust Memorial Lecture Fund

Listen to a radio interview of Severin Drix on WCHU’s All Things Equal at

Time and Place
April 17, 2023, 7:00 pm
Temple Beth-El at 402 N Tioga St in Ithaca