Holocaust survivor speaks at SLU

Eva Mozes Kor

The American Board of Trial Advocates, Missouri/Southern Illinois Chapter and St. Louis University School of Law present Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor and founder of CANDLES (Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments Survivors) Holocaust Museum.

She will discuss “Ethics in Law and Medicine — Lessons from Mengele’s Lab,” on Thursday, July 26 in the Wool Ballroom of the Busch Student Center at St. Louis University. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. and Kor’s presentation begins at 7 p.m. Parking is available in the Visitor Section of the Laclede Garage at the corner of Laclede and Grand. The talk is free. One Missouri CLE credit is available for attorneys.

RSVP online at alumni.slu.edu/BOTA. For more information, contact Timothy Richards at 618-277-0900 or Leonard Cervantes at 314-621-6558.

Kor is a survivor of the Holocaust who, with her twin sister Miriam, was subjected to human experimentation under Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Both of her parents and two older sisters were killed at the camp. In 1984, Kor founded CANDLES to shed light on this hidden and dark chapter of the Holocaust and to search for other surviving Auschwitz twins. Her lifelong mission has to been to educate people about the Holocaust and the story of the Mengele twins.

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The CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center teaches visitors the importance of respect, equality, the power of forgiveness and peace.