The little Jewish girl who won the Nazi contest held by Joseph Goebbels to find the “perfect Aryan child”

By Jonathon Van Maren On May 17, 1934, a beautiful little girl was born to Jewish parents in Berlin. Jacob and Pauline Levinsons, both talented professional singers, called her Hessy, and they were tremendously proud of her—despite the fact that Jewish babies were not particularly welcome in Germany at the time. A year later, the…