Shimon Wincelberg
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1924
Birth Place:
Kiel, Germany


Shimon Wincelberg (also sometimes credited as S. Bar-David or Shimon Bar-David) has led a life worthy of a feature film or a novel. Born in Germany in 1925, he was raised in a religious Jewish household. He grew up a top athlete, intending to become a rabbinical student, until the realities of life and death in Hitler's Germany made it impossible to remain in his native country. Wincelberg...