‘The Empty Wagon’: A Review Of R’ Yaakov Shapiro’s Attack on Zionism

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro’s "The Empty Wagon" is one of the most controversial books to hit the Orthodox world in decades. Its 1,373 pages deal with the...

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 Marton Sternberg, Part 6

From Camp To Camp In Part 5, Marton and his fellow inmates were marched from Wustegiersdorf on February 16 and finally reached Bergen-Belsen in the beginning of April after a...

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: At Auschwitz, Part 2

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Books have been written, many by survivors, about arriving in Auschwitz, describing the conditions that awaited them. Although some accounts differ, the differences are usually due...

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...

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,...

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: Slave Of The Nazis

The Life Of Marton Sternberg, Part 5 In Part 4, Marton arrives in Auschwitz and is given a prisoner number and uniform. After a few weeks in Auschwitz, Marton and his...

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...
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