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April 13, 2021

Memoirs Published!

Now Available: Ruth Lindemann's memoirs of her early life in Europe during the reign of the Nazi Regime and World War II. Ruth shares her experiences immigrating to the United States of America (US) and being a refugee in the US in the 1940's & 1950's. 

"This memoir was written to inform my children, grandchildren, and anyone else who might be interested, about my recollections as a Jewish child in fascist Europe. I also want to relate the experiences I had during my first ten years in the United States of America."


-- Ruth Lindemann

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October 8, 2019

Ruth Lindemann Speaks at Creston Elementary School (Portland, Oregon)

Ruth Spoke to students at Creston Elementary School about her journey from Vienna, Austria to the United States. She shared her story about surviving the Anschluss and Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass). Ruth also shared her experiences and the parallels with segregation laws of Nazi Germany and the United States.

Watch Ruth's Video Recorded Presentation (Click Here)

February 4, 2019

Ruth Lindemann speaks to students of Winchester Elementary School

Students from Winchester Elementary School visited Ruth Lindemann at the Tolerance Education Center. Students engaged with Ruth about surviving the Holocaust and experiencing discrimination post-WWII and how it relates to what children confront in modern times.

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September 22, 2018

@Congregation Beth Israel

Book Talk: Ruth Introduces Her New Book They Will Not Be Forgotten

Ruth speaks about her new book They Will Not Be Forgotten, a sequel to her first book, To Survive Is Not Enough.

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Ruth Lindemann speaks to California Nurses Educational Institute

September 6, 2018

Nurses from the California Nurses Educational Institute visited the Tolerance Education Center to hear Ruth Lindemann. Ruth shared her experiences from the Holocaust and how she survived as a child. She spoke about immigrating to the US as a refugee and the intolerance she experienced in the states Post-WWII.


June 18, 2018

Host Dave Miller sits down with Holocaust survivor Ruth Lindemann, who has lived most of her life in Oregon. She recently published the book, “To Survive Is Not Enough,” a fictional novel based on her own stories and those told to her by other survivors.

June 17, 2018  - 1PM to 3PM

Ruth will share her life story as a Jewish child in Austria before and during WWII. She will discuss and answer questions about her life and her book, To Survive Is Not Enough, which is based on the many stories she has heard from Holocaust survivors over the years.

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May 4, 2018

California Assembly Honor Ruth Lindemann for Holocaust Education


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April 23, 2018

Ruth Lindemann @ Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Ruth Lindemann visits Cesar Chavez Elementary School of Coachella, California to share stories from her life before and during the Holocaust in Vienna, Austria.


She gives her vivid accounts during World War II - Europe and Post-World War II - America in order to help broaden the minds of students and ensure that history does not repeat itself.

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April 2018

Jewish Community News Spotlights Ruth Lindemann

January 1, 2018

Ruth Lindemann Featured in Hadassah Magazine

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August 13, 2017

West Linn Book Fair invites Ruth Lindemann to speak

Ruth Lindemann visited the West Linn Book Fair at 1:30PM and spoke about her recent projects. She has been recently lecturing at theTolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage, California. She spoke about her book “To Survive Is Not Enough”,  a historical fiction based on the collection of hundreds of stories told to Ruth over the last fifty years.

April 26, 2017

Ruth Lindemann at the Tolerance Education Center

Ruth Lindemann visits the Tolerance Education Center in Rachno Mirage, California. She met local community members to share lessons of tolerance.

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May 2016

May 2016

WINNER of Palm Springs Writer's Guild Short Story Contest

Ruth Lindemann announced Winner of the Palm Springs Writer's Guild Monthly Short Story Contest

Adobe PDF Download: The Key

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