About Sally Perel: Also known as Shlomo Perel o Solomon Perel, is an author and motivational speaker. He was born in Peine, Lower Saxony, to a German Jew. ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What were the last words of advice that Sally Perel’s parents gave him. Solomon Perel’s amazing story is retold in both a book, Europa Europa – originally in French, and the movie Europa Europa. Perel is born on.

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Read this after the author came to speak at my high school and his brief comments then already moved me so much. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. E ce la fa, portando il suo corpo alla salvezza Nov 06, Jennifer rated it liked it. For the most part the movie was accurate.

A few comments thought the acting was horrible, sallu a few were sorry they had seen it. It is almost difficult to believe the path this boy’s life took during the Holocaust.

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aslly When he is about to be shot by a Jew who was in the concentration camps, his brother sees him and stops it just in time. Jupp had not been aware this was going on.

Sephardic Singer, Actor and Philanthropist I had fused the two selves into a new personality…” Perel, P. Highly impressive story of a young Jewish boy who survived WWII by pretending to be German, which even led to joining the Hitlerjugend.

Nicht wegen der Schuldzuweisung, dem schlechten Gewissen, sondern um – gerade in der aktuellen Entwicklung – nicht zu vergessen!

The movie, on the other hand, conveyed the terror much better than the book.

Europa, Europa

Open Preview See a Problem? The Nazi selects “Jupp” as his subject for a demonstration and carefully measures his head and face. It had become my own skin. Solly causes criminal damage and the police are called. This is one of the rare times that I sqlly say that I liked the movie more than the book.

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If you would like to hear more English Corner programs, please click on this link. The film version by Agnieszka Holland came out in His life story is told in the film Europa, Europa based on his autobiography Ich war Hitlerjunge Salomon. However, anything can be done to survive.

The ending has him go over to the Russians where they do not believe he is Jewish.

Perel keeps his Jewish side hidden almost completely, but he never forgets about it. Many loved the acting and thought the movie was very well done. He lives as close to a normal life as he can for two years. Trivia About Europa, Europa. The life story of a young Jewish boy who passed for ethnic German during WWII and ended up joining the Hitler Youth, this was made into a movie of the same name.

I hadn’t realized that there was a book in English by Perel so was pleased to come across this recently. Gespickt ist das Ganze mit einigen Bildern und einem Interview auf den letzten Seiten. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He was enrolled in an exclusive, elite Hitler Jugend military school in Brunswick, where he remained until the end of the war inall the while disguising his true identity – and his circumcision – from his comrades.

When the unit captures Yakov Dzhugashvilithe son of Joseph Stalin with Solly’s help translating Russianthey declare “Jupp” to be their good-luck charm and adopt him as an auxiliary.

But as always, for Hollywood, some things have to be changed, as you already know. He is escorted for much of the trip by Rosemarie, a middle-aged female Nazi official.


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Europa, Europa by Solomon Perel. Perel wrote a book about his experiences, which was published in German in When he is in the German army as a translator he tries to go to the Russian side but ends up showing the Germans where the Russians are and becomes a big hero. Additional Links Postel, Danny. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Being still a minor, Perel was told he could not remain with the army. Apr 02, Andrea rated it liked it Shelves: This is one of the few times that the movie was better than the book. Perel played his role so well that at times he almost forget he was Jewish but he could never truly forget his roots and waited for the day he could be free and not have to “hide”.

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Was thinking of giving it to a 6th grader 12 years old. I got to know the author when he gave a speech about his life in my highschool. At the age of ten, when Hitler came to power, his family moved to Lodz in Poland, assuming it would be safer for them there. Es ist auf jedenfall ein Buch, dass man mal gelesen haben sollte, weil es, es schafft die Geschichte so gekonnt zu vermitteln.

Perel moved to Munich to be with him. Perel says the Russians killed his parents and forced him into the orphanage. Korim li Shelomoh Perel! The German soldiers immediately believed him.

Leni never finds out. The Holocaust as always been interesting to me and I have read a number of books on it.