By Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
Stories of desire from the Holocaust.
Memory is ready selection. we will be able to decide to have in mind the earlier in ways in which galvanize soreness and stir our anger, or we will be able to have in mind in ways in which support us create the type of international within which we such a lot are looking to live.
Nowhere is that this selection extra vital than in connection to the Holocaust. and not has it been extra vital than now, simply because we're the first new release that would dwell with no the presence of these who can let us know of their personal phrases what they observed with their very own eyes.
These seventy-one firsthand tales from survivors of the Holocaust educate us to settle on to recollect for all times, for his or her phrases aren't approximately hatred and loss of life yet approximately ethics, decency, and love.
Although the tales are prepared to accompany the weekly Torah readings and plenty of of the Jewish vacations, they're simply as significant whilst learn on their lonesome, in any series. The themes—journey, identification, resistance, neighborhood, shelter, and righteousness, to call yet a few—are common. And the lessons—about the right way to dwell extra absolutely the existence we're given—shine through.
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Lithuania 39 trehu Tazria‘ Sexuality S ince my husband already had lived for quite a while in Westerbork, he had his own bedroom that he shared with other people, about six people altogether. I saw that bedroom only once and that was when we were married one year. He asked the other guys to stay out of the room so that he could be together with me, and they stayed away. He had managed to put a flower there, and he managed to give me a piece of jewelry which was made for me. It was a brooch from silver, shaped like an R for Renee.
I don’t know how you survive if you wouldn’t have the faith in God, if you wouldn’t have the faith that tomorrow it would already be over. It was like a struggle every day just to get up from the bed. Just to wash in the morning was so cold and just a little water was coming up. The water was freezing—not cold—ice—yeah, it was just hell there, hell. But we knew, we knew what holiday it was. I don’t know how, but we knew everything, maybe a calendar or whatever. I don’t know. For example, when I knew it came to Kol Nidre, I put on something nicer.
So I went with her instead. But in the ghetto, there was no anesthesia. So I was standing there holding her head and holding her hand. Now that was a horror to witness. But giving birth would have been much worse. It was horrible. But we stuck together, did for each other; we were a family. Sophie R. Poland 37 trehu Tsav Giving W hat did it mean to have a camp friend? Well, what it always means to have a good friend. But maybe it meant more, you know, because friendship in bad times is more valuable than friendship in good times.
Remember For Life: Holocaust Survivors’ Stories of Faith and Hope by Rabbi Brad Hirschfield