Jack Gluck was born in 1943 in Hungary. His father had a successful furniture business and it was his 300 plus Christian employees that helped him and his family survive. Jack was the youngest of three boys. Everyday they lived “was a miracle”.
Hungarian Holocaust survivor Jack Gluck’s testimony is very touching as he recounts the many miracles that saved his life and the lives of his family members. Jack was two years old when his family was liberated by the Russians from a Jewish safe house established by Raoul
Wallenberg. They had lived there after Raoul gave them Schutz passes at the railway station in Budapest, enabling them to be seen as Swedish citizens. In his testimony, Jack expresses his deep gratitude for the many righteous Christians who hid and aided his family from April 1944 on, knowing that if they were caught, they would be shot. He knows that God will truly bless everyone who risked his life for the Jews. Jack is compelled to share his story so that the generations to come may understand and never forget the reality of the Holocaust.
Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat assigned to Sweden’s embassy in Budapest, led one of the most extensive and successful rescue efforts during the Holocaust. He protected tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from deportation to the Auschwitz-Birkenau killing center.
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