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Keeping it real; Holocaust survivor shares true life story with Escondido students

Keeping it real; Holocaust survivor shares true life story with Escondido students

Nachum Kerpilevich was 8 years old when Nazis confined him to a ghetto in his Ukrainian village, along with 22,000 other Jewish people.

On Monday, Kerpilevich, who lead’s Israel’s largest group of Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors, shared his story with students at Escondido High School.

“When it happened, Germany was under the rule of Hitler, and he made a plan to eradicate and kill all the Jewish people,” Kerpilevich, 84, said through an interpreter, Brian Slater.

Source: Read the full story on SanDiegoTribune.com

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