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Have you always wanted to meet a survivor of the Holocaust? Maybe you've met a survivor but have always wished you could spend time with them to really know them. This is your opportunity. Each year fewer and fewer survivors are still with us. Don't wait for this honor - this privilege, really. "The Last Boy" takes you on a journey with host Steve Fisher and survivor Sid Taussig, back to 1943 to Terezin Concentration Camp where 92 teenage boys in Dorm Number One risked their lives to published their own magazine, Vedem, right under the Nazis' noses. Towards the end of the war, 15 year old Sid was the very last boy in Dorm Number One, as all his dormmates had been transported East to Auschwitz. Not wanting the Nazis to burn the magazine in their attempts to destroy evidence of their atrocities, Sid buried it behind the blacksmith's forge. The blacksmith happened to be Sidney's father, and it would be that stroke of luck which would lead to his and the magazine's survival. When the Russians finally arrived to liberate Terezin on May 8th, 1945, Sid dug up Vedem and brought it back with him to Prague. If it hadn't been for him, the world would not know about this invaluable artifact that is not only the longest underground running publication of the Holocaust, but the most important document for historians to understand what life was like in Terezin. The story of Sidney Taussig and the entries from the magazine he and his friends published will make you laugh, cry and cause you to marvel as it shines a light into the corners of the boys' hearts, minds and souls. You'll have the privilege of coming to know not only Sid, but other survivors of Terezin, as well as a group of Singers from the Keystone State Boychoir who are bringing Sid's story to life with a new play.You will be enchanted by this heartwarming, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting story of teenage boys - most of whom would not survive - determined to do something extraordinary under impossible circumstances. By hearing about Sid's incredible journey, as well as Steve and his Keystone State Boychoir's remarkable journey to come to know and love him, you'll go on your own incredible journey.Visit fishermannpodcasts.com to learn more about The Last Boy and other amazing podcasts.

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Have you always wanted to meet a survivor of the Holocaust? Maybe you've met a survivor but have always wished you could spend time with them to really know them. This is your opportunity. Each year fewer and fewer survivors are still with us. Don't wait for this honor - this privilege, really. "The Last Boy" takes you on a journey with host Steve Fisher and survivor Sid Taussig, back to 1943 to Terezin Concentration Camp where 92 teenage boys in Dorm Number One risked their lives to published their own magazine, Vedem, right under the Nazis' noses. Towards the end of the war, 15 year old Sid was the very last boy in Dorm Number One, as all his dormmates had been transported East to Auschwitz. Not wanting the Nazis to burn the magazine in their attempts to destroy evidence of their atrocities, Sid buried it behind the blacksmith's forge. The blacksmith happened to be Sidney's father, and it would be that stroke of luck which would lead to his and the magazine's survival. When the Russians finally arrived to liberate Terezin on May 8th, 1945, Sid dug up Vedem and brought it back with him to Prague. If it hadn't been for him, the world would not know about this invaluable artifact that is not only the longest underground running publication of the Holocaust, but the most important document for historians to understand what life was like in Terezin. The story of Sidney Taussig and the entries from the magazine he and his friends published will make you laugh, cry and cause you to marvel as it shines a light into the corners of the boys' hearts, minds and souls. You'll have the privilege of coming to know not only Sid, but other survivors of Terezin, as well as a group of Singers from the Keystone State Boychoir who are bringing Sid's story to life with a new play.You will be enchanted by this heartwarming, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting story of teenage boys - most of whom would not survive - determined to do something extraordinary under impossible circumstances. By hearing about Sid's incredible journey, as well as Steve and his Keystone State Boychoir's remarkable journey to come to know and love him, you'll go on your own incredible journey.Visit fishermannpodcasts.com to learn more about The Last Boy and other amazing podcasts.

    Happy 90th Birthday survivor Michael Gruenbaum!...with special guests Sid & Marion Taussig, Inge Auerbacher and Stephen Schwartz

    Happy 90th Birthday survivor Michael Gruenbaum!...with special guests Sid & Marion Taussig, Inge Auerbacher and Stephen Schwartz

    Survivor Michael Gruenbaum's 90th virtual Birthday celebration, streamed live to facebook.

    • 47 min
    Summer Flies and Autumn Leaves in Terezin with special guest, survivor Sid Taussig

    Summer Flies and Autumn Leaves in Terezin with special guest, survivor Sid Taussig

    Holocaust survivor Sid Taussig recalls summers and autumns in Terezin Concentration Camp

    • 27 min
    Winter Wind and Spring Love in Terezin with special guest, survivor Sid Taussig

    Winter Wind and Spring Love in Terezin with special guest, survivor Sid Taussig

    Winter and Spring in Terezin

    • 29 min
    Cancel Culture and anti-Semitism - both past and present...Part II

    Cancel Culture and anti-Semitism - both past and present...Part II

    Michael Gruenbaum weighs in on the DeSean Jackson controversy and more...

    • 25 min
    Survivor Ed Mosberg offers a better response to NFL player DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic post than Cancel Culture

    Survivor Ed Mosberg offers a better response to NFL player DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic post than Cancel Culture

    Anti-Semitism and Cancel Culture

    • 29 min
    Bar Mitzvahs in Concentration Camps to Bar Mitzvahs with Goats...with survivor Sid Taussig, along with Max Ringold and Lisa Litman, and special guest, goat volunteer and Bar Mitzvah, Josh Ziegler

    Bar Mitzvahs in Concentration Camps to Bar Mitzvahs with Goats...with survivor Sid Taussig, along with Max Ringold and Lisa Litman, and special guest, goat volunteer and Bar Mitzvah, Josh Ziegler

    Interview with Terezin Concentration Camp survivor Sid Taussig, Bar Mitzvah teacher Lisa Litman, and KSB members Max Ringold and Josh Ziegler

    • 35 min

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