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‘René and I’ Documentary Shares Miraculous Story of Survival

Irene Hizme, z”l, and her brother René Slotkin, who was niftar this past week and was beloved in the Ohab Zedek community of Manhattan, were featured in a 2005 documentary about their miraculous story of survival as twins who endured the Nazi regime’s infamous Mengele experiments. Both siblings were able to settle in America and tell their story to many audiences. Irene passed away in 2019. Their story is on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and in many other places. The film, which was widely and positively reviewed, is available free on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvWxeqwsPUk.

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