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Dr. Hans Fisher

Dr. Hans Fisher is a survivor of the St. Louis ship. He is a Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Born in Breslau, Germany, he ended up in France after the ship returned to Europe. In 1940 he made it to Cuba where he stayed until 1941 when he was finally able to enter the United States. With his wife Ruth he translated Mendel Rosenbusch — Tales for Jewish Children originally written in German by Ilse Weber. Dr. Fisher has been a Visiting Scientist at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and has lectured at Harvard Medical School.