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ZOOM: Chandler Museum Presents: Death and Diamonds: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey from Krakow to Chandler with Docent, Nate Meyers

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Details: Born into a Jewish family in 1924 Poland, Samuel Soldinger found himself and his family confined to the Kraków Ghetto after the Germans invaded. While everyone around him died, Soldinger survived the Holocaust working in Oskar Schindler’s factory. After the war, he learned to cut diamonds and moved to New York City. In 1962, Soldinger arrived in Chandler to manage the new Harry Winston diamond processing plant on Pecos Road. Trace Soldinger’s historic journey in this moving talk. Registration