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There is something so horrific, yet miraculous, about Holocaust survival stories, and Leon Ginsburg s is no different If it were possible to hear every story of every person who witnessed either as a survivor or victim this tragic time in the world s history, I would like to hear it I am continually stunned by the courage, faith, and strength of character of people faced with what would seem to many of us to be utter hopelessness and absolute demoralization I find myself looking inward at w There is something so horrific, yet miraculous, about Holocaust survival stories, and Leon Ginsburg s is no different If it were possible to hear every story of every person who witnessed either as a survivor or victim this tragic time in the world s history, I would like to hear it I am continually stunned by the courage, faith, and strength of character of people faced with what would seem to many of us to be utter hopelessness and absolute demoralization I find myself looking inward at whether or not I could persevere were I a Holocaust era Jew, orto the point, as a Christian, would I have the courage to put myself at risk to help These are the important questions that beg for answers, or at least reflection, and they are the reason to keep reading stories such as Noike There can never be too many reminders, and I feel fortunate to have been introduced to this one This story got me completely hooked, I had Noike in my thoughts most of the time, even when I wasn t reading it, I had to take breaks from reading just to release tension The story is so intense that I needed to take a breather from time to time, but I couldn t put it down, I desperately wanted to get the little boy out of there. Outstanding Holocaust memoir that captures the pain and experiences of one boy who managed to survive Very heartfelt and well written. &Read ✗ Noike: A Memoir of Leon Ginsburg ☠ Noike s journey begins when the Einsatzgruppen, a Nazi death squad, descends upon his hometown of Maciejow, Poland in , and murders his family and thousands of their neighbors Noike escapes deep into the Polish forests and assumes the identity of an orphaned Polish Catholic boy Although Noike wore a cross and attended church, he could never fully hide his past His only hope was to outlast the war and outwit his enemies Ginsburg eluded almost certain death multiple times over the course of many close call years That s what makes his story unique that he was so very young and so very resourceful, says Dr Rosanna Gatens, director of Florida Atlantic University s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education The Palm Beach Post Some hidden children, such as Leon Ginsburg, were orphaned early and had no other adult to take care of them But somehow these remarkable children were able to find adult strength in themselves and make it Like the late author Jerzy Kosinski s young hero in The Painted Bird, Leon is one who instinctively made the right split second decisions that saved his life, not just once but numerous times The Hidden Children, by Jane Marks Ballantine,Young Leon Ginsburg sat hiding in a boarded up wall as, a few feet away, Ukrainian police bayoneted and dragged away his mother, who was hiding under bedding Later, while out looking for food, Ginsburg escaped from a suspicious teen ager by sticking his hand into his shirt and pretending he had a gun The Houston Chronicle on The Hidden Children One of the most moving storiesis that of Leon Ginsburg Orphaned by , he spent several silent, hungry years in Poland as a little boy on the run His indomitable spirit enabled him to make several split second decisions that literally saved his life Today he is a happily married man and grandfather The Economist on The Hidden Children