Aharon Weiss was 12 years old when the Nazis invaded Boryslav and started sending Jewish families to concentration camps. But a Ukrainian neighbor, Yulia, agreed to hide Aharon and his family from the Germans, even as her own son Yuzek joined the Nazi’s Ukrainian Police. They survived. But when the war ended, and the incoming Soviets were hunting for Nazi collaborators, Yulia asked the Weiss family for a special favor: to hide the Nazi son that would have sent them to the gas chambers.
The characters in our film have such amazing stories that only a portion of what we filmed was able to fit into a 90-minute documentary. Here are some of Aharon Weiss’ untold stories.
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