The War Years
Fleeing Nazi persecution, The Rebbe slipped into the Bochnia ghetto incognito. Avoiding the Nazi ‘aktions,’ he was spirited from Bochnia to Krakow and back to Bochnia. His Chassidim attempted in vain to keep his identity secret, as the “Wunder Rabbiner” was on the Nazis ‘most-wanted list. But even the callous Nazi collaborators fell under his spell and helped keep the Rebbe safe and eventually escape the ghetto.