Alicia Appleman-Jurman (1930-2017) was a writer and lecturer. A Polish Jew, as a child she escaped the Nazis by being thrown through the window of a train taking her family to an extermination camp. Her parents and four brothers were all murdered. As a member of a resistance group, she helped to smuggle Jews out of Poland to Austria, and then on to what would become Israel. Her memoir, Alicia: Memoirs of a Survivor, is an account of her experiences of the Holocaust.