Holocaust Survivor Interviews

During the 2018-2019 school year the Holocaust Memorial collaborated with Names Not Numbers and five schools from Miami-Dade County to create a series of Holocaust documentaries featuring Survivors from South Florida.

Names, Not Numbers is a holocaust documentary film project offered to schools around the United States. In each school students learned the main aspects of filmmaking from journalists and filmmakers including research, interviewing techniques, filming techniques and editing, to prepare them to interview and film Survivors themselves. They also undergo the rigorous process of editing their survivors 1.5 hour interview down to 20 minutes. The schools that participated in this project were Feinberg-Fisher K-8, Hebrew Academy Middle School, Miami Beach Senior High School, Miami Coral Park Senior High School and South Miami Senior High School.

Featured on this webpage are interviews with the ten Holocaust Survivors who participated in the Names Not Numbers project. Their interviews are available for research and classroom viewing.

To access the interviews please fill out the online form please click Here
To access the guide for viewing Holocaust Documentaries please click here.

Alex Gross – Czechoslovakia

Alex Gross - Czechoslovakia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Allan Hall – Poland

Allan Hall - Poland from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Bessie Bedzow – Poland

Bessie Bedzow - Poland from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



David Mermelstein – Czechoslovakia

David Mermelstein - Czechoslovakia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Fred Mulbauer – Czechoslovakia

Fred Mulbauer - Czechoslovakia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Laszlo Selly – Hungary

Laszlo Selly - Hungary from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Israel “Joe” Sachs – Poland

Israel "Joe" Sachs - Poland from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Magda Bader – Hungary

Magda Bader - Czechoslovakia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Miriam Klein Kassenoff – Czechoslovakia

Miriam Kassenoff - Czechoslovakia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.



Schelly Levi – Yugoslavia

Schelly Levi -Yugoslavia from Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Vimeo.