Hessy Taft

Hessy Taft

When Hessy Taft was six months old, it was a dangerous time to be a Jewish child in Nazi Germany. But in a bizarre twist of fate, the Nazis selected her baby photo to publish in one of their publications as the ideal Aryan child. Hessy joined Jonathon to tell him the story.  

On Schindler’s list

First published on March 21, 2014 on The Times of Israel (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/on-schindlers-list/). I noticed, just recently, that Leon Leyson died about a year ago at the age of 83. His name is not one that incurs automatic recognition, but his story certainly will: Leyson was the youngest survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous list. Some…