About the Author
Isaia Eiger(1897-1960) was born in Radom, Poland. An accountant, amateur artist, and leader in the Jewish community, he was among the first group from Radom deported to Birkenau, a camp still under construction, in April 1942. After liberation, he moved to Minneapolis, where he worked as a cabinetmaker and was involved in the AFL-CIO.
Dora Eiger Zaidenweber was born in Radom in 1924, the daughter of Isaia and Hanna Rose Eiger. She survived the Radom forced labor camp and Birkenau and was liberated from Bergen- Belsen. She settled in Minneapolis in 1950 where she obtained an M.A. in economics and raised two children. She spends her time reading audio books and studying Talmud.