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...

Right View: Beginning Life Again

By the time Marton married Olga, he was back in his shoe business. Business was in his marrow. He bought a small truck to transport his purchases from Budapest,...

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...

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...

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: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 32

  In Part 31, Olga returns to Hungary and finds her aunt. She decides to make her way back to Dombovar to reclaim her home and possessions. Olga boarded the train...

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,...

Death March And Liberation: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 29

In Part 28, Olga and her friends try to help a fellow inmate who can no longer walk, but the SS drag the woman away by her legs and...

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...
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