The Jewish Confessor of Orthodoxy

The Story of Aleksander Jacobson Commemorated September 8 (†1930) They hated Me without a cause   John 15:25 I N THE YEAR 1929, in the frightful concentration camp of Solovki, beginning with the end of winter there was a great increase of scurvy, and towards spring out of 18,000 prisoners of the fourth division of the camp (the division that occupied the island of Solovki itself), the number of those afflicted reached 5,000. I, as an imprisoned physician, was offered, apart from my usual work, to take upon myself the supervision of one of the new scurvy barracks for 300 prisoners. When I came to this barracks I was met by a young Jewish … [Read more...]