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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And from my point of view, an important reason why his story could happen is not just the sponginess of the race concept which he probably shares but eurlpa fact that such a high-ranking officer wanted to adopt him and his “front-line experience” made him special which probably led to some of his idiosyncrasies being overlooked dally rumors about him losing their effect, otherwise the best-played role would not have been able pereel get him far.

Nicht wegen der Schuldzuweisung, dem schlechten Gewissen, sondern um – gerade in der aktuellen Entwicklung – nicht zu vergessen! To ask other readers questions about Europa, Europaplease sign up. He evades a medical examination by pretending to have toothache and then must endure having the dentist pull it without anaesthetic. Nicolai,English: His story retells his amazing experience of how far one boy went to survive and of the ultimate masquerade.

He is then forced to masquerade as a Hitler Youth among the Nazi Elite’s children.

At night, he calls his acquaintance to bring him clothes from his house. Sal,y hope that Perel has had a good life since those dark days and I must confess to having an impish desire to have been a “fly on the wall” when he told everyone after the war just who and what he really was!

Later, they establish a romantic relationship. Summary back to top. He then calculates “Jupp”‘s anthropometric indices and pronounces him mixed but “pure Aryan stock”, to Jupp’s relieved surprise. Views Read Edit View history. Jan 10, Greta rated it liked it Shelves: Robert, one of the soldiers and a homosexualsneaks in on “Jupp” when he finally manages a private bath.


He escaped persecution by the Nazis by masquerading as an ethnic German. The film stars Marco Hofschneider as Perel; who appears briefly as himself in the finale. Isaak and Solek flee towards the eastern border of Poland, only to find the Soviet invasion of Poland. Soon after, while working in a factory for the war oerel, Jupp and his classmates learn that the German 6th Army has been defeated at the Battle of Stalingrad.

Preview — Europa, Europa by Solomon Perel. Hitler Youth Like Me. His life story is told in the film Europa, Europa based on his autobiography Ich war Hitlerjunge Salomon. 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”.

Solomon Perel

Schon in der Schulzeit interessierte mich alles um den 2. As he crosses a bridge, the unit charges across behind him and the Soviet troops surrender; “Jupp” is hailed as a hero.

perek Army unit, but released the next day. I got to know the author when he gave a speech about his life in my highschool.

Agnieszka Holland Paul Hengge. Nov 26, Nicki rated it it was amazing Shelves: Memorabile il passaggio del libro in cui Perel si descrive come un prigioniero senza prigione, un prigioniero di se stesso, uno smarrito che annaspa: Margot Bettauer Dembo Translator.

The life eurppa of a young Jewish boy who passed for ethnic German during Preel and ended up joining the Hitler Youth, this was made into a movie of the same name. Jun 29, Jbussen rated it it was sallg Shelves: Solek lives in the orphanage for two years, where he joins the Komsomol and receives Communist education. Perel feels kindly towards the men in his fighting unit because they are so kind to him, while at the same time feeling conflicted knowing they are the enemy.


First published in English inhaving been previously published in French inEuropa Europa tells the story of a young Jewish man’s survival from Nazi oppression when he posed as an Ethnic German and subsequently joined the Hitler Youth.

Sally Perel (Author of Europa, Europa)

The writing style felt stilted. Open Preview See a Problem? Perel moved to Munich to be with him. Germany Poland France [1] [2] [3]. 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.

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Out of all the accounts descibing the holocaust that I have read, this one is the most different. After several months without perdl Leni, Solek visits Leni’s mother, who does not sympathize with the Nazis.

And when I consider who else has called themselves a Holocaust survivor, the author did not need to worry. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lists with This Book. But they end up finding each other and continue on to a Jewish organization for refugees where they send Perel to a Soviet orphanage in Grodno to keep him safe.

Because he did not go through the horrors of the camps and have the same struggles they did, he felt he did not have as much right to compare himself to other survivors and to their suffering.

The unit’s commanding officer even made plans to adopt him, providing him with further protection.