Harriet Schleifer’s parents lost most of their relatives in the Treblinka extermination camp and raised their daughters to have a strong Jewish identity. She reveals why she works to ensure Jewish identity can thrive around the world. “I always strived to fill the hole in my parents’ lives … that they would never again be victims or feel fear.”

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