Martin Goldberg

"It can happen again and it can happen here."

Name at birth
Moszek Goldberg
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Radom, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Jona Goldberg, Shoe manufacturer
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Szprinca Perla Borensztajn, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents and five children: sons, Moszek, Noson, Usher, Kalman and daughter, Kala
How many in entire extended family?
Large extended family: Martin’s father was one of twenty-one children and mother was one of four children
Who survived the Holocaust?
Miraculously all the siblings survived: Moszek, Noson, Usher, Kalman and Kala survived. Some aunts, uncles, and cousins survived
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Yes in Stuttgart, Germany
Where did you go after being liberated?
I looked for any family that survived
When did you come to the United States?
I came to the United States in 1950
Where did you settle?
Detroit, Michigan
How is it that you came to Michigan?
My brother came to Detroit first
Occupation after the war
Shoe salesman
When and where were you married?
Married August 9, 1953 in New York City
Hadasa Zylbersztejn (Silberstein)
Suzanne – Title examiner, Abraham - Sales
Six: Michael, Audrey and Jeffrey Sondheimer Jacob, Sarah and Abigail Goldberg
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
It can happen again and it can happen here.
Biography given by his daughter, Suzanne Sondheimer
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