Most of the applicants seeking to reclaim their German citizenship, which was stripped away during the Holocaust, are Jewish.
“I wouldn’t believe that at my age I would be a beauty,” Ringer said, joyfully.
Elsa Koditschek spent much of World War II hiding in her house while an SS Officer lived on the ground floor.
Romeo and Juliet. Paris and Helen. Hitler’s great-nephew and an anonymous Jewish Long Island woman. Some great passions just aren’t built to last.
Finally, something Bieber doesn’t have to say ‘sorry’ for.
“Europe will not be buried by ashes, like Pompeii or Herculaneum, but Europe is in decline,” he once told a German magazine.
He described the naturalization ceremony as bittersweet. “To me, it’s bitter that my citizenship was taken away, my birthright was taken away.”
It features a photo of a cemetery with the German text for “abortion will set you free,” designed like the logan over Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Frank Foley freely handed out visas to Jews in Germany and sheltered several in his home.
It would be a mistake to think that the Jews of Ratno, or the Jews of any other town in Europe during Nazi rule, went like sheep to the slaughter.