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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

This St. Louisan met Mengele, fooled the Nazis and survived

This St. Louisan met Mengele, fooled the Nazis and survived

The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum, Special For The Jewish Light March 15, 2022

Today, we tell the remarkable story of Helena Schonfeld, a St. Louisan who concealed her Jewish identity, had contact with Dr. Josef Mengele, lived in multiple concentration camps before being liberated. The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum is...

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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.