This blog series features the Holocaust survivors whose portraits are on view in our installation Eyewitness.

Michael Bornstein
Michael Bornstein photograph by B.A. Van Sise

Michael Bornstein, originally of Zarki, Poland, was one of the youngest children liberated from Auschwitz, at only four years of age. Zarki was home to over 3,400 Jews, of whom only approximately 30 survived. His father and brother murdered, he and his mother emigrated to the United States following their liberation.