Yad Vashem, “a place and a name,” a reference to Isaiah 56:5, the Holocaust memorial of Jerusalem.
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Today (technically yesterday) has been somewhat heavy, as expected.
First stop was the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial/museum, which I have wanted to visit for a long time. 1,054 more words
Swiss diplomat who save Jewish lives
1. Charles “Carl” Lutz was born in Walzenhausen, Switzerland, in 1895. He studied in the United States and then elected to remain there for more than twenty years, working at the Swiss legation in Washington, DC and in various consular offices. 395 more words
So it turns out Trailwalker is almost twice as far as Israel is wide. That meant any travel within Israel is short on time and relatively easy on the pocket. 1,324 more words
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We brought dolls to symbolise the children of Gaza, and tried to bring a glimpse of the horror that Gazans face, to Israel’s doorstep. We hope to show Israel, and the world, the absurd reality of using the memory of one genocide to justify another.