Author: Dr. Bloeme Evers-Emden
Dr. Evers-Emden was born to a Jewish family in Amsterdam in 1926. In August 1944 she was seized by the Germans and sent to Auschwitz, which she survived. In 1973 she became a lecturer in psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Her research on Dutch Jewish children hidden during the war, and on their parents and "hiding-parents," has been published in four books. She was decorated by the queen of Holland as an officer of the Orde van Oranje-Nassau.