Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Mrs. Judy Altman is scheduled to speak on Friday, March 17, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Altman was arrested in 1944 and sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and from there, on to Essen and Gelsenkirchen labor camps. She was then transported to the Bergen Belsen camp, but survived and was liberated by the British Army and given the opportunity to go to Sweden.(Credit: Robert Kalfus)

The Lincoln Park Jewish Center hosts Westchester’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Program starting immediately after Purim, on Monday, March 13, starting at 10 a.m., through Friday, March 17. The program will feature exhibits and “Living History,” a series of speakers who witnessed the Holocaust—death camp survivors, “hidden children,” soldiers who liberated the death camps—in two sessions daily, from 10 to 11 a.m., and then from noon to 1 p.m. The program is sponsored by JCY-Westchester Community Partners, a division of Family Service Society of Yonkers. A program listing all speakers may be seen in the Yonkers Rising issue of March 3, on page 10, also available online at, or at Call 914-423-5009. Admission is free and open to the public. The Lincoln Park Jewish Center is located at 311 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers. Plenty of free parking.

Robert Kalfus has photographed professionally for more than four decades, as a Long Island Press staff photographer, then for almost two decades at the New York Post, where he received more professional awards from his peers in the NY Press Photographers Association than all the other Post photographers. Kalfus worked for the NY Daily News, NY Times, Associated Press and Jewish Week, and still works, contributing regularly. Kalfus enjoys challenging assignments, and is available for weddings & event photography, and surveillance, legal and medical photography. Please contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

By Robert Kalfus

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