This is my grandfather, 102-years-old Simcha Helfman, (taking cover) while red alert sirens were heard in Herzliya last week. My grandfather survived the Holocaust by escaping from occupied Poland to Russia. He came to Israel after the war and raised a family. In 1953 he lost his brother who was murdered in a terror attack. He lost his son in the Kippur War in 1973. For decades my grandfather dedicated his life to help and serve Israel. When he finally retired he dedicated himself to help young boys prepare for their Bar-Mitzvah Torah readings. That is my grandfather. He is my hero. – Orit Geva

Source: StandWithUs

HOLOCAUST HUMANS of JUDAISM