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Joseph Rosenfeld, the survivor, (on the left) with Alan Moskin, the Jewish War Veteran.

Later, over bagels and cream cheese, Mr. Rosenfeld shared stories of happier times, of his experiences in the U.S., and of his pride in his children’s and grandchildren’s accomplishments. Betty and Joseph Rosenfeld, now reside in Brooklyn, New York, and have five daughters, 19 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Mr. Rosenfeld thanked Mr. Moskin for playing a part in salvaging a whole new generation of successful and productive Jewish people. They agreed that there was indeed truth to the Jewish saying that “he who saves a single soul, is as if he saved the whole world.”

After they talked and traded stories of the war and their families, Mr. Moskin kept reiterating, “If someone had told me 68 years ago that I’d be sitting in a restaurant in New York across from one of those survivors, I would have said they were crazy.”

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