The Smallest Hope by Jack Klajman
The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs
Introduction: Avinoam J. Patt
Jack Klajman is only nine years old when the ghetto walls go up in Warsaw. The Smallest Hope is his powerful memoir recounting how he survived by smuggling food from outside the ghetto, and by hiding in a war-torn city among Nazi soldiers. Witness to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the largest act of Jewish resistance during World War II, Jack escapes only through a combination of bravery and luck.
Year first published: 2023