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The Holocaust through a child's eyes

In 1990, my husband and I visited Prague, including the old Jewish section – the synagogue, the cemetery, and the tiny adjacent museum displaying drawings done by Prague children during their imprisonment in Terezin, the Nazi concentration camp outside the Czech capital. 1,110 more words

Politics

Can The Holocaust Happen In Our Lifetime? ... Anti-Semitism On Rise In Europe


 

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“It has become routine. If the kosher-grocery massacre in Paris hadn’t happened in conjunction with Charlie Hebdo, how much worldwide notice would it have received? 39 more words

Big Brother

What Lessons May we Learn from the Liberation of Auschwitz/Birkenau- World Holocaust Memorial Day

Today is the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz/Birkenau. How will you choose to remember? The horrors of the Holocaust? Or the liberation from them? 1,494 more words

Abram Leon and the Roots of Anti-Semitism in Europe

Abram Leon and the Roots of Anti-Semitism in Europe

I am currently reading Abram Leon’s book ‘The Jewish Question – A Marxist Interpretation’. Leon was a resistant fighter against the Nazis before he was arrested and sent to Auschwitz. 1,595 more words

Anti-Semitism Camouflaged as "Legitimate Criticism" of Israel

I am a proud Jew, a proud Zionist and someone who is not ashamed to admit that I am at times, very unhappy with the Israeli policies regarding the settlements on the West Bank and Israeli military rule over 2 million Palestinians.  282 more words

In Europe, perceptions of Israel colored by anti-Semitism

More than 70 percent of Polish people believe that Jews seek to benefit from their forebears’ suffering during the Nazi era, a new report on racism and xenophobia in Europe shows. 599 more words

More on Kierkegaard and Anti-Semitism: The Importance of Historical Context

Once upon a time, before Julia Watkin left Denmark for Tasmania, she and Grethe Kjær used to hold “kaffe aftener” (coffee evenings) for all the foreign, and occasionally also some of the local, Kierkegaard scholars in Copenhagen. 809 more words

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