Holocaust survivor will speak July 17 in Bellingham


BELLINGHAM -Holocaust survivor Ze'ev "Tibi" Ram will speak Wednesday, July 17, at First Congregational Church of Bellingham.

His talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 2401 Cornwall Ave.

Congregation Beth Israel is co-sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

In May 1944, Ram was sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp with his parents and 18-year-old brother. He was 13. In January 1945, Ram was sent on a death march to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

His entire family died in the Holocaust. He survived and moved to Israel in 1948.

Ram is a regularly featured speaker at Yad Vashem Holocaust Center in Jerusalem.

To learn more, call the church at 360-734-3720.

Reach KIE RELYEA at kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com or call 715-2234.

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