The author and his wife, Arlene, schedule presentations to schools, organizations, houses of worship and other groups about the survival story described in the book.  If you wish to have a presentation in your area, please send an email to:  


Since 2009, the author and his wife have made presentations to over 6000 students from middle school through university levels, plus faculty and guests. They have also been invited to speak at workshops for teachers who are learning how to teach the difficult subject of the Holocaust.


Presentations in Arizona include:


  • Prescott: Tri-City Prep High School, Temple Birith Shalom, Barnes & Noble Books Store, Prescott Fine Arts Association and Yavapai College.
  • Scottsdale: Jess Schwartz High School and the Pavillion Barnes & Noble Book Store


  • Prescott High School  A presentation was given to over 400 students and faculty. 
  • Harold Minuskin conducted a morning session, "We Fought Back, a Story of Resistance Fighters," at the 2010 Carolyn Nathan Annual Educators' Conference on the Holocaust, presented at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in Scottsdale. 
  • Gilbert Learning Center, Mesa. Seminar for students and faculty at this alternative high school. "A Day of Remembrance, A Time for Reflection."  Included issues of diversity, tolerance, and reflecting on the mistakes of the past as well as the promise of the future.
  • Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, Scottsdale, Yom HaShoah, "Days of Remembrance," a seminar hosted by the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors' Association.
  • Arizona State University, Tempe. Class lecture on anti-Semitism and the WWII Jewish Partisan movement.
  • Cottonwood Middle School  Presentation to students, faculty and community.
  • Ray Elementary School, Kearny. Presentation to middle school students, faculty and community.
  • Granite Mountain Middle School, Prescott. Presentation arranged by The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Prescott Holocaust Survivors' Speaker Bureau.
  • Northern Arizona State University/Martin Springer Institute, Flagstaff. Guest speaker at a seminar on "Essentials of Holocaust Education"
  • Book signing at Hastings Books, Music & Video, Prescott.
  •  Prescott Life Church, presentation to congregation
  • Millennium High School, Goodyear.
  • Park View Middle School, Prescott Valley.


  • AM Arizona with Tonya Mock & Lew Rees, KAZTV Television, Channel 7,  Live TV Interview.
  • Prescott Public Library, Prescott. 
  • Mingus Union High School, Cottonwood, Arizona State University, Tempe Campus: Workshop for Teaching the Holocaust.
  • Yavapai Community College, Addressed members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
  • Williams Elementary-Middle School, Williams. Program in honor of Yom HaShoah.
  • Prescott College, Master of Arts Colloquium (2 separate presentations)           
  •  Book signing at Hastings Books, Music & Video, Prescott.
  •  Prescott Public Library display of Jewish Partisan Resistance in Belorussian forests during WW II.
  •  Northern Arizona University/Martin Springer Institute, Lecture on the Jewish Partisans in the forests of Belorussia, Flagstaff.
  •  Millenium High School, Goodyear
  •  Dobson High School, Mesa


  • Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Phoenix: Educators' Conference on the Holocaust, Scottsdale
  • Luke Air Force Base, 2012 Days of Remembrance: Choosing to Act - Stories of Resistance, Glendale
  • Little Singer Community School, Navajo Nation: Roundtable discussion with Adult Ed parents and presentation to students, Leupp, STAR School,  Presentation to students, Flagstaff
  • Vanguard Group, Inc.: Presentation to employees in Scottsdale with live link to Pennsylvania headquarters.
  • Paulden Community School, Paulden
  • Philanthropic Education Organization, Prescott
  • Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies, Tempe
  • Northern Arizona University, Department of History, Flagstaff


  • Northern Arizona University, Department of History, Flagstaff
  • Partisan Panel Participant: The Generations of the Shoah international and the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust Conference. Henderson, Nevada
  •  Millennium High School, Goodyear


  •  Chino Valley High School
  •  Verrado Middle School, Buckeye
  •  Arizona State University, Tempe, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
  •  Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Prescott
  •  Prescott High School, Prescott
  •  Millennium High School, Goodyear
  •  Inca Middle School, Buckeye
  •  Thunderbolt Middle School, Lake Havasu City


  • STAR School, Flagstaff

  • Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Prescott
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Prescott
  • Scottsdale Community College, with East Valley Jewish Center, Scottsdale
  • Temple B'rith Shaom, Prescott
  • Arizona State University Center for Jewish Studies, Tempe
  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
  • Prescott Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
  • Educator's Conference on the Holocaust, Bureau of Jewish Education, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Performing Arts Center, Guest Speaker  


  • Arizona State University Center for Jewish Studies, Tempe
  • ASU (Sandra Day O'connor) Jewish Law Center, Tempe
  • ASU European History Class
  •  Millennium High School, Goodyear
  •  Maryvale High School, Maryvale, AZ
  • Thunderbolt Middle School, Lake Havasu, AZ
  •  Vanguard Investments, Scottsdale, AZ


  • Arizona State University Center for Jewish Studies, Tempe, AZ
  • Yom Hashoah, Keynote Speaker, Midbar Kodesh Temple, Henderson, NV

Photo Gallery: Presentations (double click to enlarge any image)