Grandson of Holocaust Survivor Wins Silver Medal for France at Rio Olympics

A French Olympian who is the grandson of a Holocaust survivor won a silver medal with his team on Monday in the men’s freestyle relay finals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The swimmer, Fabien Gilot, — who, as Tablet reported, sports a Hebrew tattoo that says, “Without them, I am nothing” — explained that the phrase is a tribute to his Jewish grandfather, the late Max Goldschmidt, an Auschwitz survivor who greatly influenced his life. Goldschmidt grew up in Berlin and after World War II moved […]

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