Alter Wiener
 Holocaust survivor, author, speaker

"64735: FROM A NAME TO A NUMBER - A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography"

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Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener continues to share his life story at elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, churches, book clubs, and other venues. Many of his live presentations are open to the public; they are always FREE.

If you want to know when and where Alter will be speaking publicly, please use the Contact page to request that information. Either Alter or the administrator of this website will promptly reply.

Note that you must check-in at the Office for any presentation that takes place at a public or private school.

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Click to Order"From a Name to a Number: A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography" book on Amazon.com -- click here

Because customer reviews are constantly being posted on Amazon, actual ratings naturally change from day to day. As of 2/1/2014 the ratings are as follows:

#61 overall, all formats (paperback, hardcover, Kindle, etc), out of 46 MILLION books
#4 in History, all formats, out of 4 million
#2 in European History, all formats, out of 927,219
#1 in Poland, all formats, out of 11,381
#13 Holocaust Books out of 17,608

Read the Preface of the book for FREE (PDF) -- click here


Welcome to the Web site of Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener. Alter survived an incredible 35 months in Nazi concentration camps, yet you will find no bitterness -- only kindness -- in this remarkable man.

http://www.facebook.com/fromaname
- Facebook page for "From a Name to a Number"



The above monument was dedicated to Alter Wiener by Baker Prairie Middle School, Canby, Oregon in May 2013. It may be the only known monument dedicated to a living Holocaust survivor in the USA.

Nicole from Lower Columbia College (WA) wrote, "Dear Mr. Wiener, Your story was very touching; it brought tears to my eyes more than once. It reminded me to be humble and grateful for what I have and not to forget to recognize the blessings that God gave me. You are a man that stands as a role model for my generation; someone with passion, kindness and love in his heart for everyone. Thank you so much."

The Daily News in Longview, WA quoted Britta, who attended Wiener's talk with her political science classmates:

 "I felt privileged to hear about the Holocaust from a survivor. It made me thankful for how lucky I am that I didn’t have to go through something like that." Another student, Richelle, saw Wiener speak before, and this time she took her 15-year old daughter along to hear him too. "It was so inspiring!" http://shar.es/HLiyZ