ELLA BLUMENTHAL was born in Warsaw, Poland, on August 15, 1921. After the Nazi invasion of Poland, Ella and her family were deported to the Warsaw ghetto. Ella was a direct witness to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. She survived in hiding at Mila 19 but was later betrayed and deported. She is a survivor of Majdanek, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen where she was liberated by the British on April 15, 1945. Ella just celebrated her 100th birthday. She continues to live life with passion, zest, optimism, and faith.

× On Sunday afternoon, February 6, 2022, Am Yisrael Chai Atlanta is hosting a panel and Q&A session to discuss I Am Here with moderator Nadia Bilchik, director Jordy Sank, and Ella Blumenthal. If you have questions you would like us to pose to the panel, please click here to send us your question(s) by noon on Sunday.
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