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Ruth Bloch Story

Posted by Elyse in Stories

I was born in Zagreb, Croatia May 24th, 1937. My mother was born Erna Berger in 1909 and became Erna Kohn when she married my father. It is very hard for me to recollect the true facts of all that happened, as I was only…

From Jaslo to Staten Island, NY – Edward Blonder Story

Posted by Elyse in Stories

(This story was originally published on the website for the Forest Hill Jewish Center at Born to a family of two girls and six boys, Edward Blonder was the family’s sole survivor of the Holocaust. Fortunately for us, he documented his story, which his…

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