Right View: Life Of Marton Sternberg, Part 7

Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen In Part 6, Marton was ordered to bury the dead in gigantic pits in Bergen-Belsen. It was obvious that the war was nearing its end, but he...

Right View: At Auschwitz, Part 3

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. The following is a description of the fate of those who...

Right View: Hungarian Jewish History, Part One

  The presence of Jews in the Hungarian Duna basin coincides with the appearance of Roman legionnaires and can be traced back to the second or third century AD. Evidence...

Cooking In Ravensbrück: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 28

One of the preoccupations of the ladies in Ravensbrück, as in many other camps, was the constant “cooking:” describing recipes and lavish dinners that they had once prepared or...

The Right View: The Life of Marton Sternberg, Part 2

  Jewish life in Szegi consisted of a handful of Orthodox Jewish families. Religious life was limited to only Shabbos as there was no minyan during the weekdays. On weekdays,...

Right View: Goodbye, Hungary

The Sternberg Story, Part 10 In Part 9, Marton and Olga decide to leave Hungary for Israel. It was late in October 1960. We had already said our goodbyes to our...

The Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 27

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Ravensbrück had over 50 sub-camps. One of these sub-camps, Sachsenhausen, had 32 sub-camps of its own. These sub-camps were different in size and condition. Olga stayed...

The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 31

In Part 30, Olga and her friends try to find their way out of Germany back toward Hungary. They continued to make their way slowly but surely, city by city,...

The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 9

In last week’s installment, Dombovar’s Jews were still proud of their town and their accomplishments in improving the town’s social, economic, and intellectual reputation. Olga and her father never...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 22

Shabbos In Auschwitz Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. Olga has been in the hellhole of Auschwitz-Birkenau...
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