Children's Letters to a Holocaust Survivor
by Richard Rashke
In 1943, Esther Terner and 300 other Jews escaped from Sobibor, a Nazi death camp. It was the biggest escape of WWII and the subject of Rashke's book, ESCAPE FROM SOBIBOR. The book, and movie based on it, brought Esther many invitations to speak in public schools. Her story generated hundreds of letters from children expressing their concern and outrage. Those letters inspired DEAR ESTHER.