a daughter of a Holocaust survivor paints the story.

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  Hebrew Names
48" X 36"

The Red Cross asked if any of us were not German. The Red Cross worker didn't believe we were Jews until we signed our names in Hebrew.


Mixed media on canvas including: photo facsimile from the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Pages from a Hebrew Primer published in the United States in 1935, Stickers


- Mina Cohen

She always finishes her talks by saying, "Thank you for allowing me to bear witness." The paintings are my way of bearing witness.
Santa Barbara News Press, May, 1996

© Mina Cohen 1993-2000
P.O. 269,
Mendocino, CA95460