48 Amazing Hours

Two days ago I heard from the granddaughter of the man who helped to save my family. Here is what she sent.: Hello, the man who arranged the (false) passports was my grandfather. As I met Margret and Heinz several times ... I remember several related stories. Here and there the facts are a bit … Continue reading 48 Amazing Hours

Surviving Jews were Asked to Pay Back Taxes after the Holocaust

Yesterday I came across this article, which I urge you to read for yourself. The surviving Jews of Amsterdam were apparently charged property taxes and utilities during the time that they were either in hiding or deported by the Nazis. They were fighting for their lives. Only 5% of the country's Jews came home, and … Continue reading Surviving Jews were Asked to Pay Back Taxes after the Holocaust