Tag Archives : survivors

A fate sealed in Czortkow 6

The woman walked into my office at the Jewish Federation, a little breathless. I had no idea who she was; but she seemed excited to tell me something. I was used to this. As editor of the local Jewish newspaper, people frequently came into my office to give me story tips, to share their thoughts, […]

Lola Kaufman

The hidden children

Remembering a childhood of fear and separation by Marla Cohen & Sara Gilbert It was 1990, and New City resident Lola Kaufman was reading an article in New York Magazine that caught her breath. Organizers of a conference were looking for “hidden children,” those youngest Holocaust survivors who had spent the war years sheltered and ultimately […]