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Next in our Neshama line-up, meet Esther Wachsman...Esther was born in a DP camp in Germany in 1947 to parents who had survived the Holocaust. When she was three, her family moved to America and she lived there until she moved to Israel in 1969. She attended the Hebrew University where she studied for a Master’s in History, with a particular focus on the Holocaust.She and her husband had seven children, including Nachson, the son who was captured and killed by Hamas. Esther is an inspiring figure who retains a deep love for her homeland and religion despite this and is convinced of the need to spread her message of enduring faith and belief in God and the Jewish people.Don’t miss Esther speaking live at the Neshama Festival on Saturday night, 27th January. This is her story...BOOK:

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