Diary of a Love That Perished in Auschwitz

It took Alice Lehmann decades to dare to open the journals of her first love, Bernie Sapir, who was murdered in Auschwitz. Now the 88-year-old Jerusalemite has shared their tragic tale in a heartrending book.

On November 6, 1942, Bernie Sapir wrote the last lines of his diary. Under the heading, "A letter to my darling," he wrote the...