Category Archives: Jewish

Iconic image of Hedy Lamar

Lamar was born in Austria to two Jewish parents (but she was raised Catholic) and married c. 1933 to a fascist (but not Nazi). Her husband was so controlling she had to flee from him disguised as a maid. Already famous … Continue reading

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Warsaw Ghetto destroyed, Jews “Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs”

This picture broke my heart knowing the horrible agony and murder awaiting these Jewish men, women, and children. It’s almost too sick to believe it is a real photo, but it is, taken by German propaganda. Their title of the … Continue reading

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Issachar Ber Ryback, The Boy and a Goat


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Issachar Ber Ryback, Shtetl, My Destroyed Home, a Remembrance

Issachar Ber Ryback was born in Yelisavetgrad (now Kirovograd, Ukraine). This was also the town where some of my family emigrated from. His father was murdered during a Pogrom there, around the late 1890s (after which my family left). Ber Ryback … Continue reading

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Fotogramm, 1942 © Lore Krüger

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