When 'address unknown’ could only mean the worst
Special short letters sent via the International Red Cross let Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe correspond with loved ones in prestate Israel.
On November 22, 1941, Chawa Berman of 11 Alfasi Street in Jerusalem wrote to Nomi Wachockier and her family at 78/69 Nowolipki Street in Warsaw. “My dear ones! I am finishing my first year of studies. I passed the final exam. I am corresponding with Avraham and see him often. I miss you all. Write to Dad. Kisses, Chawa.”
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