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Rosalia Katz Kaplan: A Story of Resistance, Capture, and Liberation from the Grip of the Holocaust Use Your Words

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In this episode, listen to the story of Holocaust Survivor Rosalia (Rosalina) Katz Kaplan. Rosalia made her way through the Resistance network in Holland to an estimated 20 different safe houses while hiding from the Nazis as a young girl from 1941-1944.  After being captured in 1944, Rosalia survived three concentration camps, including Auschwitz, where she was used for medical experiments. Despite her incredible experiences, Rosalia shared a message of love and tolerance with students around the state of Virginia until she died in 2017. This story is an abridged version her 2006 interview recorded by the Virginia Holocaust Museum. 

In this episode, listen to the story of Holocaust Survivor Rosalia (Rosalina) Katz Kaplan. Rosalia made her way through the Resistance network in Holland to an estimated 20 different safe houses while hiding from the Nazis as a young girl from 1941-1944.  After being captured in 1944, Rosalia survived three concentration camps, including Auschwitz, where she was used for medical experiments. Despite her incredible experiences, Rosalia shared a message of love and tolerance with students around the state of Virginia until she died in 2017. This story is an abridged version her 2006 interview recorded by the Virginia Holocaust Museum. 

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