Sheryl Abbey was born in Bergenfield, New Jersey, to German-Jewish refugees in 1965. She studied music and architecture, and worked in historic preservation. In 1999, she moved to Israel, where learning Hebrew deepened her love of language, and inspired her to write poetry. She lives…
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Joseph Bau was in the Plashow Concentration camp
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Clila Bau-Cohen is the daughter Rebecca and Joseph Bau who were married in Barracks 13, the women’s barracks of Plaszow Concentration Camp in Poland. The wedding had barely ended when the SS arrived to comb the camp for men who had snuck into the women’s…
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M.A, BenSimcha (Alfred Munzer) was born in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation. He owes my life to a Dutch-Indonesian family who agreed to hide him as a nine-month old infant. His two sisters were hidden with another family but the family denounced his sisters…
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Frank Cohn was born in August 1925, as a single child, to a well-to-do middle class German Jewish couple. His father owned a sporting goods store which was picketed by Nazi storm troopers right after Hitler gained power in Germany. His father sold the store…
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Aneta Frenkiel is the daughter of Holocaust survivors who remained in Poland until 1968 and then immigrated to the United States. She is a professor of cultural studies and is conducting ethnographic research with second generation survivors residing in Latin America.
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Judit Frigyesi (Niran), is the daughter of survivors of the Shoah. Her father miraculously escaped from the labor camp, and although he had a Swedish pass, he barely managed to survive in hiding. Her mother and grandmother were wondering from one hiding place to another…
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Martin Herskovitz was born in the United States in 1955 to parents from Czechoslovakia, his mother a Holocaust survivor. He completed a B.A. in psychology at Yeshiva University and a master's degree in safety and occupational hygiene at New York University. In 1986, Martin, his…
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A teacher, writer and publisher, Joanna Infeld was born in Canada and currently lives in the United States where she works with writers, helping them become published authors. Joanna believes that everyone has a story to tell and that being creative helps us discover our…
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Marcia Jacobs lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her essays and poems have appeared in literary journals and anthologies here and abroad. These include Meanjin, Westerly Magazine, Poetica Magazine, Voices Israel and Singing For All He's Worth—Essays in Honour of Jacob G. Rosenberg. (Picador). Marcia is currently…
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Born Budapest 1954, Kat's father's family (all died did not meet) and aunt were all sent to concentration camps. Kat escaped the Communist rule in 1956 and went to the USA.
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Michael is a poet and entrepreneur living in Jerusalem. His father died on 18th Kislev (18th December 2016) the very same day as the big massacre that took place in his hometown of Navarodok in 1941, that signified the end of more than 600 hundred…
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W.F. Lantry, a native of San Diego, is a widely published prize winning poet and fiction writer who has been featured in poetry journals and readings nationally and internationally. He currently lives in Washington, DC. He taught for eight years at L’Université de Nice in…
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David Lenga was an 11 years old boy when the German Nazis invaded Poland. Life as he knew it ended abruptly. He was separated from his parents and younger brother, thrown into the Lodz Ghetto where he slaved, starved and languished till 1944. Deported to…
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Miriam Felicia Lindberg (1957 -1975), was only eighteen at the time of her death. She wrote poems in Hebrew, Swedish, English and in French. She was known for her fight against nuclear weapons, her involvement in youth communities, rich creative gifts and intensive work, in…
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Channah Zlata Magori (Landgarten) is a second generation. She was born in the U.S. and immigrated to Israel with her family in 1973. Channah isa Creative Arts Therapist- Bibliotherapy/ Poetry Therapy: working with Holocaust survivors, the elderly, special needs children and youth-at-risk. She is a…
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Christina's father was a citizen of Poznan, Poland at the time of the blitzkrieg invasion of Hitler. When his brother was captured by the Nazis, my father decided to try and escape with a friend. He had recently contracted Polio and his escape through the…
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Roda's mother is graduate of Auschwitz and his father of Mauthausen concentration camp
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Hana was born after the 2nd WW to a Jewish holocaust survivor mother and father. She grew up with gaping questions of faith and identity in the communist era in a small town in Czechoslovakia. Being Jewish with Hungarian mother tongue, caused her as a…
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Chaya is the daughter of Holocaust survivors who survived the Polish/Ukrainian assaults by escaping the Ghetto of Rohatyn area and hiding in a forest underground for eighteen months. Chaya's parents hid there with her two year old sister and six year old brother. They lost…
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Vera Schaufeld was born in Prague in 1930 and grew up in a very happy Jewish family. Her father was a Czech lawyer and her mother was a doctor. Her mother was born in Germany but finished her medical studies in the German department of…
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Norbert is the youngest child of his dearly departed parents Luba and Felix Stachel, who were Jewish Holocaust Survivors. His parents, along with his mother's mother Raschel were survivors that emigrated to the USA in 1949. His older sister Telsa was born in a German…
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Gustawa Stendig-Lindberg (1926 – 2008) was a renowned physician, scientist, pain specialist, expert in rehabilitation & physical medicine, psychiatrist and poet. She was a fellow of the Swedish Society of Medicine, the Royal Society of Medicine, the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Academy…
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Susan Warsinger is a Holocaust Survivor who volunteers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. She was born in Germany in 1929 and was separated from her parents in 1939. Susan was featured in Ken Burns' documentary, the U.S. and the Holocaust.…
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