My mother is named after her great-grandmother Sophie Sachs. When I was young I asked if she probably also named me after Hans, the brother of my father. My mother answered decisively that it was not the case, but that she simply thought Hans was a nice name. My mother died in 2013 and while tidying up her belongings I came across a wonderful leather book. Written on the first page was: ‘Poetry album of Eva Sachs. Received from Uncle Hans’. I found him at Yad Vashem. Hans Chaim Kuznitzky was a grandchild of Sophie Sachs. I commemorate him.
Matthijs Hans ten Raa