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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw 1939-194

“Until The Pianist, I have never read a piece so moving that I had to bring it to the screen,” declared the award-winning movie director… 963 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Hope in the Darkest Hours

On September 1st, seventy-five years ago, German forces swept into Poland to open one of the most demented chapters of the last century. A year later, Jews were forced into the infamous Warsaw Ghetto (pictured above) to be eliminated by starvation, exposure and infectious disease: after the Ghetto was liquidated, the Germans used  222 more words

Picture Books

Paradox of Parallels

A paradox is something that seemingly can’t be true but indeed may be true.  In the so-called Israel/Gaza “war” we are faced with a strange paradox of parallels. 788 more words

Opinion

A Disgrace

This post is more of a rant than an editorial, but seeing as I can hardly believe what I just heard I felt the need to do this.   158 more words

Wieliczka Salt Mines & Warsaw, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mines 

On our second full day in Krakow, we got up at 5:45AM to get ready and make it to the salt mine for one of the first tours. 603 more words

Eastern Europe

Israel's latest attack against the Palestinians - Gaza today resembles the Warsaw Ghetto of yesterday

Israel’s latest incursion into the Gaza strip, entitled Operation Protective Edge, is part of the long-term strategy of the Israeli state to blockade and collectively punish the Palestinians in that territory. 2,200 more words

Endlösung?

Update below.

When confused Israeli blogger Yochanan Gordon yesterday maundered about a “permissible genocide” in Gaza and The Times of Israel posted this lunacy (but fortunately… 405 more words

Israel