In 1944, Romania was occupied by the Hungarian army, which was aligned with Nazi Germany. Eva Kor was 10 years old the day she, her parents and three sisters were forced into a cattle car that was ultimately destined for Auschwitz, the infamous Nazi death camp in Poland. Eva Kor was a child of war who as an adult came to find her own profound moment of peace. She’ll speak tonight at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in East Lansing.
Auschwitz had a notorious doctor, Josef Mengele. He was known for his often brutal experiments with twins. Eva Kor was one of them. She and her sister Miriam endured months of physical and mental torture, but they came out alive.
Current State’s Kevin Lavery speaks with Eva Kor about her incredible story.