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Toronto Holocaust survivor Max Eisen reflects on a divided world

Max Eisen stood at the podium delivering a talk about surviving the Holocaust. There were screens to either side of him showing photos of his life before, during, and after living at Auschwitz II-Birkenau during the last year of the Second World War. Eisen paused the slideshow at a picture of a poster of him that was vandalised in 2018, beside a synagogue in Toronto.

Holocaust survivor with liberator

Remembering the African-American heroes who fought against Nazi Germany

Max Eisen, holocaust survivor and author of the book By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz, spoke about the day Sgt. Johnnie Stevens liberated him from the concentration camp, at this year’s Remembrance Day event at Centennial College Progress campus, on Tuesday.