Chapter

The Crossroads

Marianne Hirsch

in Ghosts of Home

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780520257726
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520944909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520257726.003.0006
The Crossroads

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This chapter describes Carl and Lotte Hirsch's experience of avoiding deportation to Transnistria, a region where nearly two-thirds of the Jews of Cernăuti were forcibly relocated and where more than half of those died. It also includes the testimony of the former mayor of Cernăuti about the deportation of the Jews and the Hirschs' chance encounter with relatives of a family friend.

Keywords: deportation; Cernăuti Jews; relocation

Chapter.  8822 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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