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Holocaust survivors share stories for Yom HaShoah event

Original post made on Apr 5, 2013

Luba Keller vividly remembers tracing the number 143683 in the snow with her toe outside a Nazi concentration camp.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 5, 2013, 9:36 AM

Comments

Posted by Sonya Bradski, a resident of Greenmeadow
on Apr 5, 2013 at 10:51 am

Luba Keller is an amazing person and friend. I am so glad she is sharing her experiences with all of us even though it is very painful for Luba to remember these terrible experiences.


Posted by Abe Mitchell, a resident of Meadow Park
on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:30 am

What a wonderful person, with so many memories of such a tragic time in history.May the Lord Bless Her and All other survivors of this dreadful act of Nazism!


Posted by Farhana Kazi, a resident of South of Midtown
on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:42 am

Luba is a great source of inspiration for us all. She transcend all ages and is a wonderful friend, full of life and positive energy. She is a true warrior with a free spirit and represents positivity, hope, courage and self confidence. She is a gift to humanity. I feel blessed to have known her for the past so many years and draw strength and wisdom from her.


Posted by Nora Charles, a resident of Stanford
on Apr 5, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Lubba Keller's story is heartbreaking, as are all of the survivors' remembrances. Special thoughts to them all today, and always.


Posted by A-Global-War-Affects-Everyone, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:41 pm

There were over 55M killed during WWII, and hundreds of millions affected. Let's not forget that.


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:47 pm

Thank you for this story. Just today, I met an interesting Israeli whose grandmother had escaped Auschwitz. Then I came home & read this story. So much food for the heart & soul.


Posted by Liebschen, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 6, 2013 at 8:48 am

As we grow closer to another global war, I think more and more about people like Luba.

Will we never learn from history?


Posted by jewss, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:04 pm

police harass jewish people who they arent aware are jewish.. we have not learned. we are paying.


Posted by Mary Ruth, a resident of another community
on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm

I am a lucky person to have had the privledge to get to know both Luba and her husband David in recent years as they both have spent many hours volunteering at the La Comida.