New Jersey Jewish News is always here for you.
We need your support now.
Your contribution will help us bring you vital news
and frequent updates about the impact of COVID-19.
St. Louis survivor
search

St. Louis survivor

A friend e-mailed me Gabe Kahn’s “Testing the waters” (March 16).  I was also on the St. Louis and was 11 years old so I have vivid memories of the ship. My mother, sister, and I ended up in France. But my father, who was already in Cuba after being incarcerated in Buchenwald, got us visas a second time and in January 1940 we arrived in Havana.  

In 1941 we came to the United States.  I had a 54-year career at Rutgers University and now live with my wife, three children, and 10 grand-children in Boston and the District of Columbia.   

Hans Fisher
Newton, Mass.

read more:
comments