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PARENT OF THE MONTH (Jan 2015): Mr. Raman Desai

(Re-post from my Facebook Page: PARENTING BOOTH)

It is not like diamonds and several other wonders of the world are found everywhere. Just like several things are rare, so are some people. 1,541 more words


International Holocaust Remembrance Day Revisited

Tuesday, January 27, marked the tenth anniversary of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Although the day may have already come and gone, at Lions Pride, we wholeheartedly agree with the many sources that have said, “ 487 more words

Lions Pride

Tea and a catch up!

Sometimes, going out and being sociable is actually good for you.

I had a group message on facebook a couple of days ago, from three friends I was in comp with (We were about 15/16 years old). 328 more words

Written Post

Women in the Holocaust: In Memory of Gisèle Braka (1920-2013)

This in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day late.

In 2013, I wrote this poem in Israel the morning I heard the news of Gisèle’s death. 198 more words

Essays & Reflections

Tosca's Tale

Seventy years since the survivors’ of Auschwitz were liberated, I was watching a tv documentary where six of them recounted their stories of survival and the terrible aftermath they’ve endured, of nightmares and tragedies. 187 more words


Holocaust Memorial Day: Auschwitz-Birkenau 70 Years After Liberation

Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German Nazi concentration camps and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. 1,062 more words

roberthorvat reblogged this on If It Happened Yesterday, It's History and commented:

A beautiful examination and commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years on. Thanks Crash !



Auschwitz II-Birkenau was alive yesterday with the voices of those who survived this Nazi extermination camp, as 200 or so survivors gather to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation by soldiers from the Red Army. 183 more words

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