Erna Goldmann

Erna Goldmann

When this photo was taken in Frankfurt, I was 16 years old.

I attended a Zionist youth movement named “Blau-Weiß” [Blue-White].

This youth movement was just one of many Zionist groups back then; it was very well known at the time.

We didn’t go out to cafés, or to eat, we didn’t do that. We went hiking, we sang, and we talked a lot about Israel.

My life was never boring, because we were always together. We went to the Frankfurt City-Forest with our bikes and we went to camp together.

I still have some photos from back then. We met several times a week.

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