Finding a Righteous Gentile

Here is an excerpt from a story about me and Dieter, written by Deena Yellin, published today in The Jewish Standard! When Teaneck author Helen Maryles Shankman dug into her family history, she hoped to unearth stories about her ancestors’ experiences during the Holocaust. But the award–winning author never anticipated that she would discover a... Continue Reading →

Ballad of the Holocaust

Meet Dieter Schlüter. Dieter is the boy in the picture, the stepson of Bernhard Falkenberg, declared Righteous Among the Nations in 1969. In 1942, Dieter was twelve years old, the privileged child of a prominent German working on a massive civil engineering project around the town of Wlodawa, Poland. My uncle Philip was twelve too,... Continue Reading →

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