The amazing life of the Great Jacobi, a Jewish Berlinese comedian who achieved fame and success with a political show at the Red Beard cabaret during the Weimar Republic. His decline after the rise of Nazism, his imprisonment in Auschwitz, and the years he spent in Buenos Aires during the military dictatorship of 1976-1983. The way the Jüdischer Kulturbund operated –the Jewish theater allowed and encouraged by Joseph Goebbels to dodge criticism for anti-Semitism coming from abroad. The attitude of some SS officials who tried to save Jewish prisonners in Auschwitz. The courage of the Spanish diplomats who risked their lives and careers to rescue thousands of Jews from the claws of Nazism.