Oct 09, 2007 06:22 PDT 

Tree is honored for saving Jew during the Holocaust

"JERUSALEM A survivor of the Nazi Holocaust touched a hollow tree trunk that he brought from Europe and told a spellbound audience in Israel on Monday: 'It saved my life.'
Polish-born Jakob Silberstein, presenting the tree to Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, said he hid in its hollow trunk when German soldiers came looking for Jews in Czechoslovakia towards the end of World
Ed Nizalowski
Newark Valley, NY