Yesterday: My Story, 2nd edition
By Hadassah Rosensaft
Yad Vashem Jerusalem
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
207 pages, Illustrated
$26.50 Paper original
Widely recognized as one of their matriarch by Holocaust survivors, Dr. Rosensaft (1912-1997) was imprisoned in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen Belsen. She kept 149 Jewish children alive in Bergen Belsen from December 1944 until their liberation on April 15th, 1945 and then served as administrator of that camp’s hospital.
She was one of the leaders of the Jewish Displaced Persons in the British Zone of Germany, became a founding member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and a played a pivotal role in the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This is her memoir. Introduction by Professor Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
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