Scholars and Authors

Writers on the survivor experience known to Michael Edelstein
Image Name Description Life Phase
Fanya Gottesfeld Heller
Educator and philanthropist who published her Skala survival memoir Adulthood
Gedalia Lachman
Educator and survivor who wrote the history of Skala’s Jews Childhood
Miriam Hoffman
Yiddish scholar who introduced Michael and Florence Adolescence, Adulthood
Walter Ruby
Jewish journalist and interfaith activist; co-author of Live Another Day Adulthood
William Helmreich
Holocaust survivor scholar; author of Against All Odds Adulthood