Emmanuel was born in Pinsk, Poland in 1927. His father, David, was a prominent educator, principal in a Jewish high school, and active in the Zionist movement. His mother Shoshana (Barlas) was born in Warsaw and married his father in 1922. She taught with her husband at the high school.
Emmanuel was fifteen years old. Emmanuel was one of the 1.5 million Jewish children were murdered by the Germans and their allies.
There are alot of things people learned since the Holocaust. One major thing people have learned that people shouldn't murder anyone for their religion or any other type of lifestyle. After this tragic event affected the jews in mental and emotional ways.