Freda Narev talks about hiding from Nazi persecution on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.

For the first time, an Auckland Jewish woman has spoken out about her experiences hiding from persecution on a Polish farm during World War II.

It comes as the world reflects on International Holocaust Remembrance Day – and the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.

Freda Narev’s memories of life on a remote Polish farm are vague. “I was comfortable, well looked after and I had to be careful not to tell anyone where I came from,” she told 1 NEWS.

Watch or read the full 1 News story here

 

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Read more about this year’s UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day here.