Eva Schloss is a Holocaust survivor… a wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, friend… a teacher and a humanitarian.
escape from her homeland in
Forty years after
the end of World War II Eva began to share her story. She has since written two books and spoken to
more than one thousand audiences about her experiences. In 1999 Eva joined United Nations Secretary
General Kofi Annan signing the Anne Frank Peace Declaration, along with a niece
of Raul Wallenberg, a Schindler-like hero who rescued thousands of Jews in
Eva’s story is sensational and difficult to imagine, yet her insightful message reminds us that life is precious and fragile, that the creative spirit is stronger than fear, that the power of good is immeasurable, and that love makes a difference.
One student’s thoughts about Eva’s story…
My most important lesson was
about total strangers. I realized I
should not judge people… Now I give
everyone a chance and try to learn something from everyone I meet. I look at a person for themselves, and not
how different they may look… I want to be treated the same way by people I do