A Boy in Terez n

Written by a Czech Jewish boy, A Boy in Terezín covers a year of Pavel Weiner's life in the Theresienstadt transit camp in the Czech town of Terezín from April 1944 until liberation in April 1945.

A Boy in Terez  n

Author: Pavel Weiner

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810127792

Page: 249

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Written by a Czech Jewish boy, A Boy in Terezín covers a year of Pavel Weiner's life in the Theresienstadt transit camp in the Czech town of Terezín from April 1944 until liberation in April 1945. The Germans claimed that Theresienstadt was "the town the Führer gave the Jews," and they temporarily transformed it into a Potemkin village for an International Red Cross visit in June 1944, the only Nazi camp opened to outsiders. But the Germans lied. Theresienstadt was a holding pen for Jews to be shipped east to annihilation camps. While famous and infamous figures and historical events flit across the pages, they form the background for Pavel's life. Assigned to the now-famous Czech boys' home, L417, Pavel served as editor of the magazine Ne?ar. Relationships, sports, the quest for food, and a determination to continue their education dominate the boys' lives. Pavel's father and brother were deported in September 1944; he turned thirteen (the age for his bar mitzvah) in November of that year, and he grew in his ability to express his observations and reflect on them. A Boy in Terezín registers the young boy's insights, hopes, and fears and recounts a passage into maturity during the most horrifying of times.

Children of the Holocaust

At Terezín most of the children lived in kinderheims, separated for boys and girls,
as the Jewish Council tried to shield the ... Many years later this was edited by
Holocaust scholar Debórah Dwork and published as A Boy in Terezín: The
Private ...

Children of the Holocaust

Author: Paul R. Bartrop

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440868530

Page: 346

View: 300

This important reference work highlights a number of disparate themes relating to the experience of children during the Holocaust, showing their vulnerability and how some heroic people sought to save their lives amid the horrors perpetrated by the Nazi regime. This book is a comprehensive examination of the people, ideas, movements, and events related to the experience of children during the Holocaust. They range from children who kept diaries to adults who left memoirs to others who risked (and, sometimes, lost) their lives in trying to rescue Jewish children or spirit them away to safety in various countries. The book also provides examples of the nature of the challenges faced by children during the years before and during World War II. In many cases, it examines the very act of children's survival and how this was achieved despite enormous odds. In addition to more than 125 entries, this book features 10 illuminating primary source documents, ranging from personal accounts to Nazi statements regarding what the fate of Jewish children should be to statements from refugee leaders considering how to help Jewish children after World War II ended. These documents offer fascinating insights into the lives of students during the Holocaust and provide students and researchers with excellent source material for further research. Provides readers with insights into the vulnerabilities faced by children during the Holocaust Shows how individual rescuers and larger (though clandestine) rescue organizations sought to minimize the worst effects of Nazi anti-Jewish measures against children Explains how some Jewish children pretended to be non-Jewish as a way to survive Showcases adult victims of the Holocaust who, despite the risks to themselves, worked to save children

Salvaged Pages

... a magazine made by the boys in Room 7 of Building L417, where he lived, and
reported frequently on its progress in his diary. In September 1944, his father and
brother were deported from Terezín to Auschwitz. After January 1945, there is ...

Salvaged Pages

Author: Alexandra Zapruder

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300205996

Page: 502

View: 229

This collection of diaries, written by young people during the Holocaust, reflects a diverse range of experiences. It contains excerpts from 15 diaries, and the diarists range in age from 12-22. The accounts explore daily events, ideas and feelings

A Sparrow in Terezin

He pointed to an indiscriminate spot out on the horizon, long past the forest, and
helped the next child he could get his hands on. “Run,” he told a boy of possibly
twelve or thirteen. “See the lights through the forest? Run to them and then keep
 ...

A Sparrow in Terezin

Author: Kristy Cambron

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1401690629

Page: 336

View: 919

Bound together across time, two women will discover a powerful connection through one survivor’s story of hope in the darkest days of a war-torn world. Present Day—With the grand opening of her new art gallery and a fairy–tale wedding just around the corner, Sera James feels like she’s stumbled into a charmed life—until a brutal legal battle against fiancé William Hanover threatens to destroy their future before it even begins. Now, after an eleventh-hour wedding ceremony and a callous arrest, William faces a decade in prison for a crime he never committed, and Sera must battle the scathing accusations that threaten her family and any hope for a future with the man she loves. 1942—Kája Makovsky narrowly escaped Nazi-occupied Prague in 1939 and was forced to leave behind her half-Jewish family. Now a reporter for The Daily Telegraph in England, Kája discovers the terror has followed her across the Channel in the shadowy form of the London Blitz. When she learns Jews are being exterminated by the thousands on the continent, she has no choice but to return to her mother city, risking her life to smuggle her family to freedom and peace. Connecting across a century through one little girl, a Holocaust survivor with a foot in each world, these two women will discover a kinship that springs even in the darkest of times. In this tale of hope and survival, Sera and Kája must cling to the faith that sustains them and fight to protect all they hold dear–even if it means placing their own futures on the line.

Soccer under the Swastika

Archives of the Memorial Theresienstadt (Památník Terezín), collection PT 4246-
6. 34. Translated from Steiner, Fotbal ... Pavel Weiner, A Boy in Terazin (
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2012), 121. 38. Steiner, Fotbal Pod
Zlutou ...

Soccer under the Swastika

Author: Kevin E. Simpson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442261633

Page: 368

View: 625

In the heart of the twentieth century, the game of soccer was becoming firmly established as the sport of the masses across Europe, even as war was engulfing the continent. Intimately woven into the war was the genocide perpetrated by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, genocide on a scale never seen before. For those victims ensnared by the Nazi regime, soccer became a means of survival and a source of inspiration even when surrounded by profound suffering and death. In Soccer under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust, Kevin E. Simpson reveals the surprisingly powerful role soccer played during World War II. From the earliest days of the Nazi dictatorship, as concentration camps were built to hold so-called enemies, captives competed behind the walls and fences of the Nazi terror state. Simpson uncovers this little-known piece of history, rescuing from obscurity many poignant survivor testimonies, old accounts of wartime players, and the diaries of survivors and perpetrators. In victim accounts and rare photographs—many published for the first time in this book—hidden stories of soccer in almost every Nazi concentration camp appear. To these prisoners, soccer was a glimmer of joy amid unrelenting hunger and torture, a show of resistance against the most heinous regime the world had ever seen. With the increasing loss of firsthand memories of these events, Soccer under the Swastika reminds us of the importance in telling these compelling stories. And as modern day soccer struggles to combat racism in the terraces around the world, the endurance of the human spirit embodied through these personal accounts offers insight and inspiration for those committed to breaking down prejudices in the sport today. Thoughtfully written and meticulously researched, this book will fascinate and enlighten readers of all generations.

Wildflowers of Terezin

Still a boy. Cause of death— She didn't have to ask the doctor, who now leaned
up against the corner of the exam room in sheer exhaustion.Gunshot wound to
the side, she noted in her best handwriting.On the form she found no space to ...

Wildflowers of Terezin

Author: Robert Elmer

Publisher: Abingdon Press

ISBN: 1426715307

Page: 335

View: 664

Wildflowers of Terezin is a sweeping historical novel set against a backdrop of danger. A Danish Lutheran pastor’s complacent faith is stretched to the breaking point during World War II when he meets a young Jewish nurse Hanne Abrahamsen and becomes deeply involved in Resistance efforts to save Denmark’s Jews from the Nazi prison camp at Terezin, Czechoslovakia—also known as Theresienstadt. Challenged by his evangelical brother and swayed by his own attraction to Hanne, Pastor Steffen abandons his formerly quiet, uninvolved life and hesitantly volunteers to help smuggle Denmark’s Jews out of the country before a Nazi roundup. Steffen finds that helping his Jewish neighbors is the most decent, spiritual thing he has ever done. As he actually does God’s work, rather than just talking about it, Steffen’s faith deepens and he takes greater risks in his sermons. When things go terribly wrong and Hanne is sent to Terezin, Steffen finds his heart fully engaged. He undertakes protests and rescues that are more and more dangerous, never imagining where it will lead him, or the ultimate cost of his decision to get directly involved.

Witnesses of War

Veranstaltungen in Theresienstadt, Hamburg, 1993, 61, 84; Jozĕa Karas, Music
in Terezín, 1941–1945, New York, 1985; ... We Are Children Just the Same:
Vedem, The Secret Magazine of the Boys of Terezín, Philadelphia, 1995, 51–2; ...

Witnesses of War

Author: Nicholas Stargardt

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307430308

Page: 528

View: 556

A groundbreaking study of what happened to children—of all nationalities and religions—living under the Nazi regime. Drawing on a wide range of new sources, Witnesses of War reveals the stories of life under the Third Reich as never before. As the Nazis overran Europe, children were saved or damned according to their race. Turning to an untouched wealth of original material—school assignments; juvenile diaries; letters; and even accounts of children’s games—Nicholas Stargardt breaks stereotypes of victimhood and trauma to give us the gripping individual stories of the generation Hitler made.

We are Children Just the Same

"Vedem," the Secret Magazine by the Boys of Terezín Marie Rút Křížková, Marie
Rut Krizkova, Kurt Jiří Kotouč, Kurt Jiri Kotouc, Zdeněk Ornest, R. Elizabeth
Novak, Paul Robert Wilson. Unknown artist Illustration to Jiří Bruml ' s article "
About ...

We are Children Just the Same

Author: Marie Rút Křížková

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 199

View: 267

An anthology of art, poetry, stories, and articles from "Vedem," a weekly magazine secretly produced by young teenage Jewish boys incarcerated at the Czechoslovakian concentration camp Terezín during the years 1942-1944.

We are Children Just the Same

Vedem, the Secret Magazine by the Boys of Terezín Marie Ruth Křížková, Marie
Rút Křížková, Kurt Jiří Kotouč, Zdeněk Ornest, Paul Robert Wilson. Unknown
artist Illustration to Jiří Bruml ' s article “ About One of Us ” ( Petr Ginz preparing ...

We are Children Just the Same

Author: Marie Ruth Křížková

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 199

View: 461

An anthology of art, poetry, stories, and articles from "Vedem," a weekly magazine secretly produced by young teenage Jewish boys incarcerated at the Czechoslovakian concentration camp Terezín during the years 1942-1944.

Music in Terez n 1941 1945

patriotic songs . It served a dual purpose : resistance to tyranny and boosting the
pride of being Jewish . In this vein Shek explained to the little boys that the yellow
star on their breast is the star from heaven , the star of Judas Maccabeus , and ...

Music in Terez  n  1941 1945

Author: Joža Karas

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 205

View: 926

When Adolf Hitler created the model camp at Theresienstadt (Terezín in Czech) for the better-known of Europe's Jewish transportees, he gathered together many of the continent's finest musicians. This examination of the associations, the compositions, the performances, and above all, the people in Terezín accentuates the roles the active musical life played in the struggle for hope in those darkest of times.This second edition of Music in Terezín adds information on the lives of the survivors of the camp and corrects some material from the first edition.

The Artists of Terezin

He was a boy of eighteen ; his name was John . The SS men appointed him kapo
( leader ) of the Jews ' work group . It was one of his special tasks to kill some Jew
every day . He usually chose his victims himself and then he drowned them in ...

The Artists of Terezin

Author: Gerald Green

Publisher: Dutton Books

ISBN:

Page: 191

View: 341

Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut.

Children s Drawings from the Concentration Camp of Terez n

On the basis of these data it was possible to find out the dates of the children ' s
births and their deporting to Terezín and from Terezín as well . The last date is
also the last report on the child . That is all we know about the little authors of the
 ...

Children s Drawings from the Concentration Camp of Terez  n

Author: Hana Volavková

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 38

View: 401

A selection from the exhibition of children's drawings and literary creations reflecting their surroundings in Terezʹin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944, now permanently housed at the State Jewish Museum in Prague.

Terezin

CAME to the Small Fortress of Terezín in the autumn of 1943 , after more than
three years ' imprisonment . ... About other brutalities I was told by the man who
committed them on the Jews himself , He was a boy of about eighteen ; his name
 ...

Terezin

Author: Rada židovských náboženských obcí (Czechoslovakia)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 327

View: 528

SCOTT (copy 2): Gift of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut.

Ne arim

Child Survivors of Terezín Thelma Gruenbaum. In the camp , I saw some
incredible honesty and admirable qualities in other people ; for example , a boy
who did not touch someone else ' s bread , even though he was very hungry .
There were ...

Ne  arim

Author: Thelma Gruenbaum

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 206

View: 898

This challenging and compelling new book reveals the previously undocumented life of the children at Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. During the war approximately 10,000 children were held here. Concentrating on a group of boys, aged between 12 and 14 at the time of imprisonment, Nesarim: Child Survivors of Terezin recounts their stroies both during and after the war. The 10 boys detailed here shared a room with 30 others and they called themselves the Nesarim or eagles. This is their poignant story, one of survival, strength and above all, brotherhood.

Jerusalem Yad Vashem Magazine

As a boy I visited Terezin and recited poetry from Terezin at school . Terezin is
part of my life . The moment I started to ask about the possibility to work there I
was informed that they needed a director . I decided to take part in the
competition .

Jerusalem Yad Vashem Magazine

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page:

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Spring s End

A young boy who loved soccer as much as he loved to write, John Freund found his joyful childhood shattered by the German invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Spring s End

Author: John Freund

Publisher: Azrieli Foundation

ISBN: 1897470908

Page: 100

View: 613

A young boy who loved soccer as much as he loved to write, John Freund found his joyful childhood shattered by the German invasion of Czechoslovakia. John's family suffered through the systematic erosion of their rights only to be deported to Theresienstadt _ en route to the Auschwitz death camp.