About Nesse Godin
Nesse Godin was born in 1928 to a Jewish family in Siauliai, Lithuania.
On June 26, 1941, the Nazi German army occupied her hometown.
Godin suffered through internment in a ghetto and multiple concentration camps, and she endured a death march. She was liberated by Soviet troops on March 10, 1945.
She has since been committed to education and bearing witness about the Holocaust. Godin also speaks out about the need to respond when people are threatened with genocide today. In a June 24, 2004, program at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Godin turned to Amal Allagaboo, a speaker from Darfur, Sudan, and promised her support.