Mr. Roth was born in 1929 in
Kosice, Czechoslovakia. He emigrated to the US in 1947. He is a
survivor of the liquidation of the Jewish community in the town
of Humenne, Eastern Slovakia; Auschwitz and Buchenwald
Concentration camps and the death marches which preceded the end
of the War. He fought for the US during the Korean War.
He is the Director of the Holocaust Resource Center – Temple
Judea of Manhasset - and an Adjunct Professor at the University
of Maine. Mr. Roth received the Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding
Citizen Award from the Anne Frank Center USA for promoting human
rights, social justice and for conceiving, developing and
initiating the Adopt a Survivor programme in the US. He is also
an author on the Holocaust and a recognised speaker on the
subject in the US, Canada and Europe.