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  • Shoah survivors apply for ‘voluntary’ ghetto work pay

    By Jane Ulman

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    As a teenager in Ukraine, Yakov Margulis worked every day except Saturday from morning until dark. During the summer, he toiled long hours on a farm. In winter, he repaired machinery.

    "In exchange for work, they gave me food to eat," Margulis says.

    This lasted from December 1941 to...