"The stories that touch me most deeply are those of the children who lived in Europe during World War II and experienced the traumas of the Holocaust. The war tore them away from their homes and their childhood. Dugo's remarkable story is a must-read."
HaZofeh, June 2005
The story of a mature and cheerful boy who survived from one miracle to the next, and today at 84 still remains a child in spirit and an optimist in speech and deed."
Avi, Simaniya website, April 2014
The relevance of Dugo's story will undoubtedly grow over the years."
Dr. Rafael Zer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2016
David Leitner, "Dugo," was born in Hungary in 1930, son of Meir and Golda who ran local grocery store in the city of Nyiregyhaza. In 1944 Dugo and his family, like most of the Jews of Hungary, were transported to Auschwitz. Dugo survived.
Zehava Leitner Kor is an Israeli author of books for adolescents and young adults. She is the author of eight books. She works as a museum guide at the Testimony House on moshav Nir Galim, where she lives next to her father, Dugo.