Holocaust survivor, 91, meets nephew of doctor who saved his life 4 times at Auschwitz

CEDARHURST, Long Island — At age 91, Holocaust survivor Bernie Igielski couldn’t believe the moment was almost here.

“How grateful can a person be. He saved my life four times,” Igielski told PIX11 through his sobs.

For almost seven decades Bernie wanted to thank the Jewish Doctor, Dr. Berthold Epstein., who saved his life four times at Auschwitz, but Epstein recently discovered that Dr. Epstein had died in Prague in 1962.

At the Gural Jewish Community Center, Dr. Epstein’s...

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