This Day in Jewish History 2006: The Man Who Helped 700 Boys Survive Buchenwald Dies

A Buchenwald inmate himself, Werber said that the knowledge that his wife and daughter were dead 'drove me in my obsession to save children.'

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On November 18, 2006, Jack Werber, a Polish-born Jew who not only survived Buchenwald himself but also helped some 700 children in the Nazi death camp to remain alive until liberation, died, aged 92.