In Detroit with Rene

Jessi and Megan with Rene Lichtman and family at the Temple Israel in Detroit.

Rene is a great friend of the project and Co-Chair of the Hidden Children and Child Survivors of Michigan. He is also President of the Holocaust Education Coalition, founded in 1992. He was a founding member and continues to be a VP of the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust. The WFJCSH is comprised of 44 chapters in 14 countries.

He spent the war outside of Paris, starting at age 2, protected by a Catholic family. His work with the project and support of the ideals of Irena Sendler makes him a hero to our Sendler family. He directed the venues for the ‘Life in a Jar’ summer presentations in Michigan.