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 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...

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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 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...

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...

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...

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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