July 1: Sigmund Rolat

Lawrence Bush
June 30, 2018

Sigmund Rolat, a Holocaust child survivor (in the Częstochowa Ghetto and labor camps in Poland) who in 2013 founded POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, was born on this date in 1930.

​​​​Lawrence Bush edited Jewish Currents from 2003 until 2018. He is the author of Bessie: A Novel of Love and Revolution and Waiting for God: The Spiritual Explorations of a Reluctant Atheist, among other books. His new volume of illustrated Torah commentaries, American Torah Toons 2, is scheduled for publication this year.