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The Boy on The Wooden Box

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ITB TBOTWB, What was Leon's given name by his parents?
Leib Lejzon-7
Itb TBOTWB, who was Leon's savior during the Holocaust?
Oskar Schindler-3
ITB TBOTWB, How old is Leon in 1965?
35 years old-1
ITB TBOTWB, Where was Leon going to meet Oskar Schindler?
The Los Angeles Airport-1
ITB TBOTWB, What country was Leon now a citizen of?
The United States-1
ITB TBOTWB, What was Leon's nickname?
little Leyson-2
ITB TBOTWB, Where was Leon born?
In Narewka Poland-7
ITB TBOTWB, What was Leon's mom's name?
Chanah-7
ITB TBOTWB, What does Shaina mean in Yiddish?
Beautiful-7
ITB TBOTWB, how did Chana meet Moshe?
She always had to do the physical labor which meant carrying bucket of water to workers in the fields and thats where Moshe worked.-8
ITB TBOTWB, How much older is Moshe than Chana?
2 years older-8
ITB TBOTWB, How many siblings did Leon have?
4/5 including him-9
ITB TBOTWB, what did Leon's grandfather do as a job?
He was a blacksmith
ITB TBOTWB, how old was Moshe when he married Chanah?
18
ITB TBOTWB, what did Moshe do in the factory?
He made the molds for glass bottles
ITB TBOTWB, what city did Moshe move to for work?
Krakow
ITB TBOTWB, who is Moshe's favorite child?
Pesza- the only girl
ITB TBOTWB, what is Tsalig's real name?
Betzalel
ITB TBOTWB, what is Jewish school called?
Heder
ITB TBOTWB, what time did Leon go to Jewish school?
In the afternoon after regular school
ITB TBOTWB, what was Leon expected to learn in Jewish school?
Hebrew and study the Bible
ITB TBOTWB, what did Leon's neighbor, Lansman, do for a living?
he was a tailor
ITB TBOTWB, how many beds did their home in Narewka have?
one
ITB TBOTWB, how old was Leon when his family decided to get electricity in their home?
6
ITB TBOTWB, who was Leon's maternal grandfather?
Jacob Meyer
ITB TBOTWB, what did the townsfolk in Narewka refer to Leon as?
Jacob Meyer's grandson
ITB TBOTWB, how long did Moshe have to save up, so that his family could join him in Krakow?
5 years
ITB TBOTWB, what street was Moshe's factory job on?
Lipowa street
ITB TBOTWB, when is Leon's birthday?
September 15, 1929
ITB TBOTWB, why was Moshe spared when the Nazis took over the company where he worked?
He spoke German
ITB TBOTWB, what were the German secret police called?
Gestapo
ITB TBOTWB, when were Jews banned from going to school?
December 1939
ITB TBOTWB, what prison was Leon's father in?
St. Micheal's prison
ITB TBOTWB, who did Leon share a love of bagels with?
his third grandson, Brian
ITB TBOTWB, what did Pesza change her name to?
Aviva
ITB TBOTWB, when did Pesza change her name?
When she immigrated to Isreal
ITB TBOTWB, what types of Jews were special targets for German soldiers?
Orthodox Jews
ITB TBOTWB, why was Leon's father spared in the Nazi takeover of the glass factory?
He spoke German
ITB TBOTWB, how old were the Jews who wore an armband?
12 years and above
ITB TBOTWB, what was on the arm band that Jews 12 years and older had to wear?
The blue star of David
ITB TBOTWB, what color was the arm band that Jews 12 years and older had to wear?
white
ITB TBOTWB, how did Leon's father get a job from Oskar Schindler?
he opened a safe for Schindler
ITB TBOTWB, what was the name of Schindler's business that made enamelware pots and pans?
German Enamel Works
ITB TBOTWB, what protected Moshe from most of the harsh punishments from the Germans?
His Bescheinigung or working credentials stating that he worked for an official German company
ITB TBOTWB, what did Schindler nickname his enamelware business?
Emalia
ITB TBOTWB, who helped Moshe sell his fine suits on the black market?
Wojek
ITB TBOTWB, who were Leon's family's first neighbors in the first ghetto?
Mr. and Mrs. Luftig
ITB TBOTWB, what were Mr. Luftig's prized possessions?
His pipes
ITB TBOTWB, who did Tsalig fall in love with?
Miriam
ITB TBOTWB, how long were the shifts at Plazow?
12 hours
ITB TBOTWB, what did the night shift come to be called?
The Jewish shift
ITB TBOTWB, when did Leon leave Plazow for the last time?
October 15, 1944
ITB TBOTWB, where did Schindler get the supplies to give his Jewish refugees?
At an abandoned Nazi warehouse
ITB TBOTWB, what did Schindler give his refugees, so they could trade for food and supplies when he had to leave?
A bolt of navy-blue cloth and a bottle of vodka
ITB TBOTWB, what did the workers give Schindler before he left?
A gold ring
ITB TBOTWB, what was the gold ring that the workers gave Schindler made out of?
A prisoners gold tooth
ITB TBOTWB, what did the ring that the workers gave Schneider say on it?
"He who saves a life saves the world entire"
ITB TBOTWB, about how many Jews did Schindler save from certain death?
1200
ITB TBOTWB, how often did Leon go to tutoring for math and drafting?
three times a week for two years
ITB TBOTWB, who's house did Leon go to for tutoring in math and drafting?
Dr. Neu's house
ITB TBOTWB, where did Leon and his parents attend English for Foreign Born classes?
Manual Arts High School
ITB TBOTWB, what was Moshe's first job in America?
A janitor at an elementary school
ITB TBOTWB, how old was Leon when he came to America?
19 years old
ITB TBOTWB, where did Leon earn his masters degree?
Pepperdine University
ITB TBOTWB, where did Leon teach for 39 years?
Huntington Park High School
ITB TBOTWB, when did Leon Leyson die?
January 12, 2013
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, in the winter of 1943 how many lashes did Leon and his fellow work men receive?
25
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, what were the men ordered to do when they got beat?
Count the lashes given to them and if they missed one the men giving the lashes would start over.
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, for what reason did some groups leave the camp during the winter?
to chop ice, shovel snow, or work on roads
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, when did the men get to eat while in the camp under Goeth?
after they had gotten done with all of their work for the day
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did the men have to eat in the camp under Goeth?
hot water with some salt or pepper in it and sometimes scraps of potato or other vegetables
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, what did Leon do at the brush factory after the ghetto in Goeth's camp?
first he glued on the bristles then he was promoted to fastening the halves of the brush together with brads
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, what are Goeth's dogs named?
Ralf and Rolf
ITB The Boy on the Wooden Box, when did Schneider convince Goeth to build a sub-camp?
1943