People whom Michael Edelstein counted as friends
Image Name Description Life Phase
Fanya Gottesfeld Heller
Educator and philanthropist who published her Skala survival memoir Adulthood
Harvey Kaylie
One of Michael's mentors in philanthropy Adulthood
Herbie Troyevsky
Friend from Eschwege and Brooklyn who advised Munye to change his name Adolescence, Adulthood
Israel Blutstein
Munye witnessed the horrible murder of Lonye's father by Rembocha Childhood
Lonye Blutstein
Munye's closest companion in the bunkers Childhood, Adolescence
Max Mermelstein
Skala survivor and community leader who passed away in 2018 Childhood, Adulthood
Menachem Brettschneider Chemye
Munye met up with his school chum in the aftermath Childhood
Miriam Hoffman
Yiddish scholar who introduced Michael and Florence Adolescence, Adulthood
Sroel the Tailor
Munye's bunker buddy who joined his household in the aftermath Childhood