Eva Geiringer Schloss is an Austrian-English Holocaust survivor memoirist and stepdaughter of Otto Frank, the father of Margot and diarist Anne Frank. She speaks widely of her family's experiences during the Holocaust and is a participant in the USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive project to record video answers to be used in educational tools.
Roman Kent is Chairman of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and a member of the Claims Conference negotiating delegation. He produced the award-winning documentary Children of the Holocaust, partially filmed in Auschwitz, which was honored at the 1980 New York International Film Festival. Among a long list of other honors, in 2000 Mr. Kent was awarded the Elie Wiesel Holocaust Remembrance Award and the Schulweis Award from the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. In 2005 the Commander's Cross of Merit, the highest civilian award given by the Polish government, was bestowed on him.
Serge Klarsfeld and his wife Beate are French activists, journalists, and renowned Nazi hunters whose work apprehending war criminals, seeking justice for victims and survivors of war crimes, and establishing the record of the Holocaust have brought them international recognition. Serge, born in 1935 in Romania, and Beate, born in 1939 in Germany, assisted in the capture of numerous Nazi perpetrators, including SS official Kurt Lischka, Gestapo captain Klaus Barbie, and Paris police chief Maurice Papon. The recipients of France’s Legion of Honour and Germany’s Federal Order of Merit, both nations’ highest honors for civilians, they were named UNESCO ambassadors of genocide prevention by the United Nations in 2015.
Eva is an author and speaker. In 2011 she published her autobiography A Girl Alone on the Run. In April 2017 Szepesi received the city of Frankfurt's Main Badge of Honor.