Forverts readers were often desperate for news of their hometowns and families in Europe during World War I.
Many of his friends, particularly the Jewish ones, asked him, “After all that happened in Germany, don’t you want to divorce yourself from it?”
When Marla Brown Fogelman hired her son to transcribe her interviews with Jewish World War II veterans, she never expected the job to transform the relationship between them.
My 84-year-old father wandered away in Los Angeles. The former B-25 navigator made it home, just like in Italy 60 years earlier.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Veterans Day is nearly upon us. To make it mean more than a department store sale, we pause to remember two more Jews who died in the line of duty this year.
The Jewish World War II veteran’s beret was not much different from the one other Canadian veterans wear, except for one thing. It had a Star of David sewn onto the front.