A Day with Tomi Reichental

by Barra, Gavan and Jacob (6th Class)

Tomi

We met the Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental. It was a Monday morning and everyone was excited as none of us had ever met a survivor of one of the most tragic and horrific events of all time and there are not many left to tell the tale. The day before, we had watched Tomi’s movie, “Until the Tenth Generation”, learning about his stolen childhood in Burgen Belsen. He came in and told us his courageous tale. He was born in a small Slovak village. His father was a farmer and his grandfather was a shop-owner. They, like himself, were both Jewish. It was not until he was six years old when he realised he was different from others ……….. Read the full report here