A CHANUKAH STORY

OUR HISTORY, TOO. As a child, two things about my mother’s Auschwitz history terrified me. They were the electrified barbed wire fence and the cold. Even at age four, I understood. Touching the fence resulted in a painful, lingering, horrific death.I wanted to ask her “What if you accidentally fell onto the fence?” Children have […]

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February 22

My parents, both Holocaust survivors, he, having survived Siberia and Central Asia, she, Auschwitz and a slave labor camp, met in 1947 in Occupied Germany. He was driving an Army truck which he used, in off-hours, to transport passengers from one German town to another. My mother and her sister boarded the truck. My aunt […]

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My short story, THE SCHVIGA. http://www.upthestaircase.org/Archives/miller.htm

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