Monthly Archives: October 2013

70 Yrs Ago – Oct 1-31, 1943 – 2,274 women died in Auschwitz…

1,545 women were killed in the gas chambers. The occupancy level of the women’s camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau is 32,943; the occupancy level in the men’s camp is 54,630 (Source: Czech, 517-8). The occupancy of Dr. Clauberg’s experimental ward — he … Continue reading

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Help Young People Come Study Writing with Rena’s Promise!

You can make a difference in the lives of young writers all over the world by supporting our scholarship fund to bring them to study with professionals writers for a one week intensive on the shores of Shelter Island, NY. … Continue reading

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70 Yrs Ago Today – Oct. 7, 1943 – 1,260 Jewish children and their 53 caregivers are killed

in the gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau. These children are from the ghetto in BiaƂystok, Poland. Their parents were shot during the uprising in the ghetto (August 16-20, 1943). On August 24, 1943 (Rena’s 23rd birthday) the authorities initially assigned the … Continue reading

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70 Yrs Ago Today – Oct. 4 1943 #Holocaust – 11 boys born in Birkenau Women’s Camp…

“Over the past few months 11 boys have been born in Birkenau. On this date they are registered in the men’s camp and given Nos. 155909-155919. Josef Gomez, born on April 18, 1943, is hidden as a newborn with the … Continue reading

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