If you meet a Wulfsohn in the wild, it’s likely their branches stem from the same family tree. The unique spelling of the surname has German-Jewish roots, and their mark has been made all around the world...from South Africa to South Bend.
Nazis fled to Argentina after World War II—now that’s a story we’ve all been led to believe. Danny Bruetman says when he was growing up in Buenos Aires, there were worse issues to worry about. He says no Argentinian Jews cared about the few Nazis Juan Peron let in after the war.
Rozi Wax grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and can trace her ancestry back to Portugal before the Spanish and Portuguese inquisitions in the late 15th century. Her ancestors made great sacrifices to be able to live within the bounds of Jewish law. It wasn’t until she was a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame that she came to appreciate the appeal of observant Judaism.