Press Release – Local Holocaust Survivor to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Book Publishing

Local Holocaust Survivor to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Book Publishing

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, at Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027, the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center of Philadelphia (HAMEC) and Gratz College, will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the book, Your Name is Renee, by Stacy Cretzmeyer, which details the experiences of our featured speaker, Ruth Kapp Hartz, a Hidden Child Survivor of Nazi-Occupied France during World War II.

Scenes from the play, Beyond the Blue Windows, a dramatization of Ruth’s life story by Deanne Scherlis Comer will be performed; starring Diane Steinbrink, Gloria Salmonsohn, Dave Perelman, and Students from Rooted Tree Productions.

Ruth Kapp Hartz will be selling and autographing her book for $20.

The cost is $15, free for ages 17 and under.

For additional information or to reserve your seat, contact Ruth Almy, ruth@hamec.org, 215-464-4701.

The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center is the premier provider of Holocaust education programs in the Delaware Valley. Each year museum programs provide students with Holocaust survivor presentations, school visits, videos, and plays such as the Anne Frank Theater Project. The museum is dedicated to educating students about the consequences of intolerance and hate. In the last school year alone, HAMEC completed 373 programs and reached over 43,777 students and adults in the Greater Philadelphia area, across the United States, and internationally. The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center is a non-profit organization supported by grants from the Conference on Material Claims Against Germany, government and foundation grants and private donations.

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