To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber. Please subscribe to sign in to comment. A Holocaust love story tattooed in Auschwitz ink The Tattooist of Auschwitz author explains how she befriended Lale Sokolov and pieced together his story of courage, survival and love Wed, Jan 31, , Heather Morris. Lale and Gita arrive in Sydney. Photograph: courtesy of Sokolov family For several months I visited Lale two to three times a week.
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Lauder, a philanthropist and art collector, the President of the World Jewish Congress, member of the International Auschwitz Council, who has been regularly supporting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial for more than two decades. Thanks to Ronald Lauder, in one the most modern conservation laboratories in the world were created at the Museum.
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The main goal of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation which was established in is to create a Perpetual Fund for the financing of conservation works and preservation of all the authentic remains of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. It is not, and has never claimed to be, an official history. If it inspires people to engage with the terrible events of the Holocaust more deeply, then it will have achieved everything that Lale himself wished for. If this would be a complete fictional story, we could say that the author does not know much about the history of Auschwitz.
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It turns a real story into an interpretation — very moving and emotional — that however blurs the authenticity of this true experience. Facebook Twitter Pinterest.