Whispering Birches

12/09/2016 14:07
Rafael plays an important part in the Auschwitz story, in that he is a member of the crew that rebelled and destroyed the Krematorium in 1944. In arriving in the camp, he tries to lobby Janek the Aufräumungs Kommando Kapo to get him a place in Kanada, considered the land of Milk and Honey. Instead,...

Who is Rafael Romaniotes

12/09/2016 14:05
Rafael is a Greek Jew who is transported to Auschwitz. He grows up in the Pelopponese as the sone of a dentist. He is hopelessly romantic and dreams of becoming a poet in the time when Europe was invaded with horror.