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This article appeared in Kid Stuff Magazine Spring 2018 Tutti’s Promise With middle school readers in mind, a Holocaust survivor’s daughter tells her mother’s moving story. By Kim J. Gifford It is the quintessential question asked of writers: where do your ideas come from? For K. Heidi Fishman the answer not only comes easily, but … Continue reading Kid Stuff Magazine
For a standing-room-only audience in the Hubbard Performance Hall on Tuesday, Holocaust survivor Ruth “Tutti” Lichtenstern Fishman recounted the harrowing story of her childhood escape with her family from Nazi extermination during World War II. Ruth and her daughter, K. Heidi Fishman ’80, shared the account with the freshman class and other community members in … Continue reading ‘Tutti’ and Heidi Fishman ’80 Tell of Family’s Holocaust Survival
Holocaust stories told, plans for memorial discussed by Joseph Gresser HARDWICK — Three Vermont daughters of holocaust survivors explained their plans here last week for creating a permanent traveling memorial to the victims of Nazi atrocities. They also shared family stories and discussed plans for the memorial with a small group that met at the … Continue reading the Chronicle
The Glastonbury Citizen – Nov. 2, 2017
June 27, 2017 by Ruth Sylvester When I was a student, I avoided history. Both my brothers and my dad are dyslexic, and sometimes I feel like I am, too, says Heidi Fishman of Norwich. “I never aspired to be a writer.” So how did she come to be the author of a compelling historical novel … Continue reading Tutti’s Promise: Holocaust History for Youth
October 31, 2017 07:38PM By Leigh Tauss, Record-Journal staff MERIDEN — Students at Wilcox Technical High School learned about the Holocaust from survivor Ruth “Tutti” Lichtenstern Fishman on Monday. Fishman recalled being held at the same concentration camp as Anne Frank, before Fishman was taken by cattle car to Theresienstadt concentration camp where she was eventually liberated by the … Continue reading Wilcox Tech students hear from Holocaust survivor
May 18, 2017 04:26PM, Published by Linda Ditch in Here in Hanover Have you ever heard stories from your parents and grandparents and thought, “That would make a great book”? Local author Heidi Fishman felt that way listening to the tales her mother told about her family surviving the Holocaust. She turned their stories into … Continue reading Local Author Heidi Fishman Brings to Life Her Family’s Stories of Surviving the Holocaust
The Jewish Link — Bronx, Westchester & Connecticut — by Bracha K. Sharp — May 11, 2017
May 5, 2017 By EmmaJean Holley K. Heidi Fishman launched her historical novel, Tutti’s Promise, at Crossroads Academy on April 27. The book is based on the life of Fishman’s mother, who was a child in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam and survived the Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, along with her family. “It just hit me like … Continue reading The Valley News – Book Notes
– Press Release Booklist writes, “[A] gripping tale. . . . The spirited, realistic dialogue brings the characters to life, and the documents . . . enhance without cluttering the flow. . . . That the family survived to have this powerful, heartening tale told cannot fail to move readers.” Bethesda, MD, April 13, 2017 … Continue reading An Author’s Search for Her Mother’s Long-Lost “Star” Leads to Her Holocaust Novel’s Publication
Published on March 29th, 2017 | by LedgerOnline By Stacey Dresner WEST HARTFORD – When K. Heidi Fishman was growing up in West Hartford her mother Ruth did not hide the fact that she was a Holocaust survivor from her kids. “I feel like I always knew her story. I don’t remember the first time … Continue reading Tutti’s Promise tells the story of the Holocaust through a child’s eyes