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Yad Vashem (The Holocaust Memorial)

Almost two years ago now I visited Yad Vashem for the first time. I was part of a tour organized by the Central Conference of American Rabbis which brought some of their rabbis, together with some of their Christian colleagues, on a visit to Israel. 733 more words

Zionism, Shoah, Palestine and Winter

Last post I promised that I would talk a little about what I’m studying, so here we go.

I’m taking three very interesting classes currently. 687 more words


Thieves steal Arbeit Macht Frei sign at Dachau


Police in Germany are investigating the theft of the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from the main gate at Dachau concentration camp.

A section of the wrought-iron sign, measuring 191cm by 94cm, was taken on Sunday night. 181 more words


A Curious Call

The other night I was getting ready to make dinner. I was in that lost state of looking in the fridge hoping that something was in there that would magically transform into a meal for my family when the phone rang. 525 more words