We had studied at Queen Mary’s together in 2006, until he left for a different university (UCL) where he completed his masters program.But at this point, we hadn’t spoken for a while and I didn’t know his intentions and was not prepared to ‘waste’ time with another guy who was not ready to deal with my views on abstinence, so I ignored his message without blinking an eyelid.
There were three or four children playing about the floor.
By 1944 the city claimed only 7 remaining Jewish citizens.
Despite these tragic events, so Perla told me, there was now a small, but growing Jewish community in Munich, at whose center, it appeared, was her mother, Anna, proclaimed by many to be the "Jewish mayor." Suddenly, I realized that I was speeding towards that religious center, and I was excited to have the opportunity to meet them.
I arrived relatively on time, and took a taxi to her house.
I was greeted by Anna at the doorway and quickly whisked upstairs to the dining room.