Meetings are held 10 months a year, on Sundays from 1:30-3:30 pm or on Mondays from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Temple Adat Elohim (click for directions), 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Once a year we meet at the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library.

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Next Meeting

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 1:30-3:30pm

"The Youngest of Schindler's Jews", Celina Biniaz

Celina Biniaz, now living in Camarillo, was the youngest female on "Schindler's List." A native of Krakow, Poland, she spent the War years in the Krakow Ghetto, the Plaszow Concentration Camp, Auschwitz, and Oskar Schindler's munitions factory in Czechoslovakia. She was liberated by the Russians in 1945 from the Gross Rosen concentration camp and spent the next two years in Germany as a displaced person. She and her parents were sponsored to come to America in 1947. Her testimony appears in "Voices from the List," part of the Schindler's List DVD.

"I always tell Steven Spielberg (director of Schindler's List) that he gave me a voice," she said. "I say, 'You are my second Schindler. He gave me life, but you gave me a voice. Because for 40 years, I never was able to talk about it because I didn't think that anybody would understand.'" Celina will make a presentation on her wartime experiences and answer questions from the audience.

[Celina Biniaz photo]

Celina Biniaz

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