Rudi Oppenheimer

January 24, 2013

“When I was young we had a blue JNF box. I had heard about Palestine. Occasionally the family would share a Jaffa orange. Now students ask me if I wish I hadn’t been Jewish, but if I hadn’t I would have been in the Hitler Youth, so being Jewish was better.”

Rudi Oppenheimer and his brother Paul grew up in Holland and lost their parents in Bergen-Belsen.

Last updated: 12:45pm, January 24 2013