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Author Yefim Milshteyn and his interpreter Susi Yermishkin will present at 6:30 p.m. April 3 at the Robert Trail Library.

Author will tell a survivor's story

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Yefim Milshteyn has a sweet smile and when he laughs his whole face lights up. While he doesn't speak much English, his expressions and hand gestures give context to the stories he tells. And Milshteyn has incredible stories to tell.


Milshteyn is a survivor of Nazi and Soviet genocides. As a teenager and young man during the 1940s Milshteyn experienced the hell of the Nazi regime and then the Soviets. His family was murdered and he personally buried some of his closest friends.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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