Magda Brown Honored with Memorial Service in Weimar, Germany

Shortly after she passed away, Magda Brown was honored with a beautiful memorial service in Weimar, Germany. Magda – who was enslaved at a munitions factory at Allendorf, a sub-camp of Buchenwald after she was imprisoned at Auschwitz – visited Weimar in 2018 and 2019 for celebrations marking the anniversary of the liberation of theContinue reading “Magda Brown Honored with Memorial Service in Weimar, Germany”

Visiting Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Earlier this year, Magda Brown was invited to speak by the Jackson Hole Jewish community and received a warm welcoming from the town. Many thanks to the wonderful community for hosting us and putting on such a wonderful, rewarding program. Magda’s personal reward came from a woman she met the day after the event. TheContinue reading “Visiting Jackson Hole, Wyoming”

Magda Brown Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Aurora University

In May 2013, Magda received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Aurora University. A survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Magda is dedicated to telling her story to as many people as possible. At 86, she travels around the state – and globe – giving speeches. She has reached thousands of people. Watch the presentation at Aurora’sContinue reading “Magda Brown Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Aurora University”

Aurora University Remembers Kristallnacht

On November 7, 2013, Magda joined the Aurora University community to remember Kristallnacht. AU’s event marked the 75th anniversary of the night on which Nazi hatred against the Jews was unleashed in violence, desecration, brutality and bloodshed-and on which ordinary Germans stood by as the pogrom unfolded. The university assembled a panel of expert witnesses toContinue reading “Aurora University Remembers Kristallnacht”