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 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...

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 :The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 5

Last week’s installment concluded with the Elek family’s arrival in Dombovar in 1924, as the tides of discrimination were waning. For the most part, the Hungarian-Jewish relationship was an on-again,...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 16

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. In Part 15, upon arrival at Auschwitz, Olga is set to...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 17

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. In Part 16, Olga begins learning about life in Auschwitz. The days...

The Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 25

Leaving Auschwitz Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. Late August in Auschwitz, rumors are flying every day about...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 23

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. Olga did a lot of thinking. Other than the all-important zahlappel,...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 21

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. In Part 20, Olga learned about “organizing” in Auschwitz, which meant...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 10

In last week’s installment, the Germans invaded Hungary, which spelled disaster for the Jews of Hungary and, of course, Dombovar. No longer was the agenda the confiscation of Jewish property,...

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