William Stern

Jewish Holocaust Survivor

William recalls the joyful celebration of Simhat Torah-the holiday marking the completion of weekly Torah readings- with Rabbi Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rebbe, holding a Sefer Torah (Torah scroll) - in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp. The celebration took place even though the barrack was surrounded by German soldiers.

Gender: Male
DOB: Jul 2, 1935City of Birth: Budapest
Country of Birth: Hungary
Went into Hiding: No
Concentration Camps: Bergen-Belsen (Germany), Kasztner Transport


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