Enduring Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany and
Thriving in America:
A Story of Survival and Immigration
Presenter: Erwin Ganz
Holocaust survivor, Erwin Ganz will present his story of growing up in Nazi Germany during the rise of antisemitism and witnessing the violence and destruction of Kristallnacht -The Night of Broken Glass that saw almost all synagogues in Germany and Austria destroyed, thousands of businesses and homes ruined and 30,000 Jewish men forced into prisons and concentration camps
Erwin and his family were fortunate to immigrate to the United States in April of 1939 and settled in Newark where he went to college at night for nine years to become a successful CPA.