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In this episode, we speak to Dov Forman, the great-grandson of Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert BEM, and co-author of the best-selling book, "Lily's Promise." Dov's mission is to keep his grandmother's stories of the Holocaust alive and share them with the world. At 17, Dov started using TikTok to share his great-grandmother's story, and his posts quickly gained over 2 million followers. He discusses how one post can have a significant impact and how he uses social media to combat anti-Semitic myths and misconceptions about the Holocaust. Dov shares his experiences of making live TV interviews to spread awareness about his great-grandmother's story and the importance of reaching a new audience, especially younger generations. He discusses the unbreakable bond he has formed with his great-grandmother and how it has shaped his perspective on life and the world.
Throughout the episode, Dov emphasizes the importance of patience with his audience in bringing awareness to important issues and the power of storytelling in making a difference. His story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the impact that one person can have in creating positive change.