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Press Coverage & Interviews




May 5, 2024
Dr. Philip Klein — Founder & Chair, Viva Learning.  Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) event at Shalom Austin.  Philip Klein discusses Tatae’s Promise, the never-before-told true story about Hinda Mondlak’s survival during the Holocaust and her daring, successful escape from Auschwitz with her younger sister. An incredible story of faith, family, and tenacity.
Link to Presentation


Tatae's Promise Interview Screen ShotFebruary 1, 2024
Mike O’Krent — CEO, LifeStories Alive, Holocaust Survivors Interviewer for Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the Shoah History Foundation 
During this exceptional interview, Mike explores with Sherry Maysonave and Moises Goldman their collaboration on Tatae’s Promise, the remarkable, true story about Moises’ Mother, and the extraordinary impact that it has had on them.
Link to Interview


October 22, 2023
Scott Gardiner – Sunday Morning Coffee Podcast
In this powerful episode, Scott speaks with Moises Goldman and Sherry Maysonave, the author that helped Moises tell his mother’s story in the book Tatae’s Promise. We spoke about Hinda’s life in the ghetto in Poland, her father’s murder at the hands of the Nazis, Hinda’s time in Auschwitz, her incredible escape with her younger sister, her life after the war, and of course, recording the tapes that told her incredible story that ended up in the writing of “Tatae’s Promise”.  Link to Podcast 


Remembering October 7, 2023 and the Holocaust

October 10, 2023
Son of Auschwitz Escapee Horrified By Terror Attacks In Israel
AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 11, 2023 /  “Just a few weeks ago, Moises Goldman was finally holding it in his hands – the important new book “Tatae’s Promise” – an incredible and impactful tale of survival about his mother, Hinda Mondlak, who suffered family members being murdered and lived through years of heinous abuse at the Auschwitz concentration camp before escaping to her freedom… But then came the events of Oct 7, which saw “the most Jews slaughtered in a single day since the Holocaust” (Lazar Berman, Times of Israel). For Moises and Sherry, the terrorist attacks devastatingly display “the panoptic perils of hate, of anti-Semitism, of racism, of genocide, and of apathy toward humankind…” More… 
“Nothing compares to Hinda’s testimony in this book”. — Victor Yagoda, Deputy Dir Gen (ret), United Israel Appeal of Canada
For more information, see the Press Release

October 5, 2023
Tatae’s Promise: A Tale of Survival and a Promise Fulfilled  by Texas Today
Tatae’s Promise... a remarkable book co-authored by Moises J. Goldman, PhD, and award-winning author Sherry Maysonave, is an extraordinary narrative that transcends generations, languages, and boundaries…”
“This featured article takes us through the emotional journey of Moises and Sherry as they transform Hinda’s recorded tapes into the powerful book we have today. We also explore the profound impact “Tatae’s Promise” aims to have on readers, and the urgent message it carries about the importance of remembering and preventing the horrors of history from repeating.” More…
Unveiling the Author’s Insights: Q&A with Moises Goldman and Sherry Maysonave

September 12, 2023
Previously Untold, Escape From Auschwitz – 70 Year Old Son Publishes His Mother’s True Story, Fulfilling Her Last Wish
AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES, September 12, 2023/ -The important new book Tatae’s Promise is an incredible and impactful tale of survival written by Sherry Maysonave and Moises Goldman.
Hinda Mondlak Goldman lived through years of heinous abuse at the Auschwitz concentration camp. She died in the arms of her son, Moises J. Goldman, PhD, on May 5, 1985. “My mother’s last wish was for me, her son, to tell her horrific and triumphant story in a public way,” Moises says with emotion.  More… 
For more information see the Press Release 

Moises J. Goldman, Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event
Moises J. Goldman, Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event – Austin, Texas

April 16, 2023
Moises J. Goldman, guest speaker, Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event, produced by Phil Klein, in collaboration with Shalom Austin.
“My friend, Michael O’Krent [Holocaust Survivors Interviewer for Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the Shoah History Foundation], introduced me to a very interesting man who has a remarkable story to tell. So remarkable in fact, that he co-authored the story into an historic novel [Tatae’s Promise”] and I wouldn’t be surprised one day if it’s made into a major motion picture.” … “It’s a story of tragedy but also, a remarkable story of triumph.”… “I’m honored to introduce my friend, Moises J. Goldman.”
Link to video. Goldman presentation begins ~37:5