By 1944, a majority of Americans were willing to take in European Jewish refugees.
Part Joyce, part Balzac, part yizkor book.
“A moral code upheld by a narrow elite whose sense of self seems unaffected by half a million dead Syrians.”
The Kindertransport left parents to die.
And made possible his mother and brother’s immigration to England.
At the urging of German Jewish leaders.
Friedrich and Pauline Kellner.
Lost and found.
“People love dead Jews. Living Jews, not so much.”
And sacrificed his career in the process.
Sidney Shachnow, in memoriam.
The myth of the good Italian.