When Beverly Block Rosenbaum’s mother was told by a Nazi officer that she was “too pretty to be a Jew,” she bravely replied: “I am a Jew and I’m proud of it,” and, remarkably, survived. Rosenbaum shares her mother's story and how it shaped her identity. “Like my mother on the Nazi selection line I will never be afraid to say I am a proud Jew.”

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