The Survivors Emily and Marin
Thesis • The survivors of the Holocaust went to extremes to survive, and had to work hard to establish a homeland.
What Happened After the Survivors Were Rescued? • 1,200,000 homeless Jews. • The Nuremberg Trials and Proceedings • The U.S. passed the Displaced Persons’ Act of 1948.
How Did The Survivors Establish A Homeland? • Israel became a homeland • Israel declared its independence in May 1948 • 137,000 Jews to U.S.
Personal Stories • Charlene Schiff • Born: 1929 in Horochow, Poland • She ate worms, bugs, poisonous mushrooms, and raw rats • She drank from puddles and was terribly ill • She often hid in potato cellars to keep warm • Sara (Sheila) Peretz • Born: 1936 in Chelm, Poland • Hid in shack for over two years • It was extremely cold in the winter and very hot in the summer • Shared a loaf of bread and water bottle with her family • Hans Rudelsheim • Born: 1922 in Kampen, Netherlands • Hid with a Christian family • Germans searched the house while Hans hid in a closet • Betrayed and deported • Died in a concentration camp
Conclusion • The Holocaust was the worst Genocide in our world’s history, and we must do all we can let it never happen again.
Works Consulted • “A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust: Aftermath.” University of South Florida. 2005. Web. 7 March 2013. • “Holocaust Personal Stories” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 2013. Web. 7 March 2013. • “What Happened to the Jews After the Holocaust?”Holocaust History. 7 October 1998. Web. 7 March 2013.