SEPTEMBER 13TH 2017
ARTICLE BY: LEADER-TELEGRAM
MENOMONIE — For 40 years, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss kept silent about living through the World War II Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz.
But then the stepsister of Anne Frank, famous for her diary published after her death from typhus in a concentration camp, realized the world was not changing.
War, poverty and discrimination lived on long after 6 million Jews died in ethnic cleansing.
“I realized people are still very ignorant,” Schloss, 88, said, speaking at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts on Tuesday to about 250 area teachers as part of Arts Integration Menomonie. “I think it’s partly because we never learned.”