Name of father, occupation
Rabbi Yehuda Polter,
Teacher and diamond cutter
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, 3 children: Menachem Mendel, Yisroel & Moshe Yerachmiel (me). 3 children born later. Herschel was born during the war in Switzerland, Rachel Greisman, Malka (Cookie) Dubinsky after the war.
How many in entire extended family?
Who survived the Holocaust?
Parents and the three children. Grandparents Yehuda and Reizel, my grandmother's sister Rachelle and some others
Where were you in hiding?
Lyon, France and Geneva, Switzerland
Occupation after the war
Teacher, Rabbi, Fundraiser, and School Principal
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Keep going, life is beautiful. We all face personal obstacles and yet we are to overcome them. G-d certainly provides us the strength.