May 19, 1944 The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz – Today in History

Shimson Eizik Ovitz was a Romanian rabbi, a WWI era entertainer, and someone afflicted with pseudoachondroplasia. He was a dwarf. Ovitz fathered 10 children by two normal sized wives, Brana Fruchter and Batia Bertha Husz. Three of them grew to normal height, the other seven…

Source: May 19, 1944, The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz – Today in History

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4 thoughts on “May 19, 1944 The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz – Today in History

    • I don’t think I had heard of them but it’s such a contrast to the usual Auschwitz stories, it lifts the spirit. If you haven’t already, it’s worth watching the documentary. By the way, I haven’t posted anything today so you don’t need to search further! x

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