The Price of Life

The Price of Life

: A Holocaust Story of a Jewish Boy

Author: Abram Molodetsky – Published by great-grandson Robert Michaelis

In “The Price of Life,” Abram Molodetsky tells a harrowing tale of a young Jewish boy’s struggle to survive amidst the brutalities of war and genocide. The story follows Abram’s journey from his innocent childhood in Odessa, Ukraine, to his experiences during the Holocaust.

As a child, Abram is full of wonder and curiosity, exploring the vibrant streets of his hometown. However, the cruel realities of anti-Semitic violence and discrimination slowly chip away at his innocence, leaving him with a deep sense of insecurity and fear.

When the Nazi invasion of Ukraine begins, Abram and his family are forced to flee their home and embark on a treacherous journey of survival. Despite the unimaginable horrors he faces, Abram remains steadfast in his determination to protect his loved ones and overcome the atrocities of war.

Through his resourcefulness and courage, Abram is able to outsmart the Nazis and ensure the survival of his family. Molodetsky’s writing is both raw and compassionate, evoking a sense of empathy and understanding for the unimaginable suffering endured by those who lived through the Holocaust.

“The Price of Life” serves as a powerful reminder of the devastating impact of war and genocide on individuals and communities alike. Abram’s story is a testament to the resilience and indomitable spirit of the human will, even in the face of the darkest and most unimaginable of circumstances.

Abram Molodetsky

Having lived a very vivid and interesting life after the war, Abram died in 2021 in the city of Kiryat-Ata in Israel, just two years before his 100th birthday. This book is lovingly published as a tribute by his great-grandson, Robert Michaelis.


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