Alex Ziske Rosenblum
By Alex Ziske Rosenblum
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What my father taught me about drinking whiskey
My father, Yidl Moishe Rosenblum, was born in 1915 and raised in Pietrokow Trybunalski (Pietrikov, in Yiddish) – a small provincial city in central Poland. He became a shnayder (tailor), married and had a son, but the child died of typhus in the Pietrokow ghetto and his wife, Khaye, was murdered in Treblinka. He himself…
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