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Seeing History: A Reflection on In the Hour of Fate and Danger by Ferenc Andai

As the child of a Holocaust survivor, John Lorinc has tried to research a wartime experience his father couldn’t share.

The High Holidays Engraved in Memory

Holidays for Love and Family: For Elsa Thon, the High Holidays remind her of the first time her parents met in 1913. In her memoi...

In Search of Light

The Abel family after the war. From left to right: Martha's sister, Eta, her mother, Sari, her father, Ödön, and Martha. Cluj, Rom...

Always Remember Who You Are

Anita with her parents, Edzia and Fisko. Synowódzko Wyżne, Poland, 1937. Miraculous Escape We didn’t know where my mother had bee...

Stories of Pesach: Holocaust Survivors Remember

Pesach, or Passover in English, often figures prominently in the stories of authors who survived the Holocaust as children. Introd...

A Tapestry of Survival

Leslie (right) with his brother Louis (Lali), holding their nephew, Adamka. Budapest, 1944. The War One day I went to visit a frie...

Lovers in a Dangerous Time

From Anka Voticky’s Knocking on Every Door Arnold and Anka with baby Milan, 1934. To my husband, Arnold. They say memories are go...