Op-Ed: The Testimony of My Grandparents
"I am 11 years old and capable of working. Please let me live." These are excerpts of an interview I conducted with my grandmother, Faygle Raclaw, in 1985. My grandmother survived the Slabodka ghetto in Lithuania and Stuthof concentration camp during the Holocaust.
"They pushed me to be a murderer." These are excerpts of an interview I conducted with my grandfather, Benyomin Raclaw, in 1983 (when I was 12 years old). My grandfather fought as a partisan in the woods of Bialystock, Poland, during the Holocaust.