Henry Friedman, born in 1928 to a Jewish family in Brody, Poland, went into hiding in the village of Suchowola where two different Christian Ukrainian families helped them.
A report by CNN has revealed a “shadow over Europe” in the context of recent polls illustrating anti-Semitic stereotypes that are “alive and well” in Europe as the memory of the Holocaust starts to fade. Pollster ComRes partnering with CNN interviewed more than 7,000 people across Europe, including respondents in Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Poland and Sweden.
Born Stanley Martin Lieber in Manhattan to Romanian Jewish immigrants in 1922, Lee sidestepped the horrors of the Holocaust. As a boy, he aspired to be a writer but at the age of 17, with the help of his uncle, he got a job as an assistant at the newly established Timely Comics. Writing text filler for Captain America comics, he began using his now iconic pen-name. He joined the Army Signal Corps in 1942 and wrote training manuals and slogans, made training films, and even penned cartoons.
A Jewish community in the Netherlands was evicted from their synagogue. Did this happen in the 1940’s? No, it was only three days ago. The synagogue was purchased by a church a long time ago as a form of reparation for the Holocaust. It enabled the remnants of a destroyed Dutch community to continue to… Read more »