After viewing a film about how the faith of Holocaust survivors kept them strong during the Shoah, I noticed very little spotlight shone on those survivors whose faith, in contrast, was shattered or conflicted.
By Robert Krell M.D. July 27, 2016 I am a child Holocaust survivor and must, therefore, begin with my own origins, including my struggle to develop what can only be described as a rudimentary connection to Judaism. Having been born in 1940 in German-occupied Holland, and already in hiding by mid-1942, I entered the … Continue Reading ››
By Lois Griff Lillian was born in a small town in Germany on August 8, 1923. She describes her youth as wealthy and privileged. She had a nanny who accompanied her and her sister to Kabbalat Shabbat (Friday night) services. Her parents did not go to the synagogue with them. She remembers the services very fondly, … Continue Reading ››