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…

Leon Leyson

Leon Leyson was the youngest surviving Jew from Oskar Schindler’s famous list. In this interview shortly before he passed away, he recalls what it was like in Europe during the Holocaust, what it was like to work in Schindler’s factory—and what it was like to know the man himself.