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‘Schindler’s List’ producer to mark belated Bar Mitzvah at Auschwitz


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/schindlers_list_producer_to_mark_belated_bar_mitzvah_at_auschwitz_20110421

Branko Lustig, 78, two-time Oscar-winner for “Schindler’s List” and “Gladiator,” will celebrate his bar mitzvah on May 2 at Auschwitz, in front of Barrack 24. He missed his rite of passage as a 13-year-old because at the time he was a prisoner in the very same barrack, having been deported from his Croatian hometown to the death camp when he was 10.

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