Public Lecture 08 November 2019

L-R: Clodagh Finn, Prof Zuleika Rodgers (Director of The Herzog Centre), Heino Schönfeld (Director of HETI) and Tomi Reichental.


On Thursday 08 November, Holocaust Education Trust Ireland in conjunction with The Herzog Centre and The Department of History at Trinity College Dublin, held the annual November Lecture to mark the anniversary of the November Pogrom, 1938.

Tomi Reichental (Holocaust survivor Bergen-Belsen) was in conversation with Clodagh Finn (author and journalist). Tomi spoke about his experiences as a child in Czechoslovakia before the war and during the Holocaust.

This talk was recorded and is available to view below.






Tomi’s experience of life before and during the Holocaust is published in two books;  I Was a Boy in Belsen  (O’Brien Press, 2011) and for younger readers, in Tomi  (O’Brien Press, 2018)