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Book Review - Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America, by Katrina Shawver

Katrina Shawver is a journalist, and in 2002 when hunting out a story for her newspaper, she met Henry Zguda, a survivor of the concentration camps Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and wrote a piece on him. 491 more words


Japanese American National Museum (JANM)

The first structure of the Museum was built by Japanese immigrants in 1925, designed specifically to house a Buddhist place of worship, the Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, which incorporates elements of a temple in Kyoto, combining Japanese and Middle Eastern influences. 165 more words


Ivan Margolius wins annual prize from British Czech and Slovak Association

Congratulations to author and architectural scholar Ivan Margolius for winning the annual writing prize through the British Czech and Slovak Association for his article about architects Karel Honzik and FRS Yorke. 64 more words

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Big Sonia: I’m Still Here

A filmmaker documents her grandmother’s journey as a Holocaust survivor.

Published: November 18, 2017 at 05:30AM


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Dachau Stands as a Silent Reminder

Dachau: A Silent Reminder of Nazi Brutality

By Joseph Hanneman
Journal Times

DACHAU, Germany — Forty-six years after it was liberated from Adolf Hitler’s brutal regime, an unsettling quiet hangs over the massive grounds of Germany’s first Nazi concentration camp. 748 more words

General History

Pushback on commemorative orb at Ravensbruck, support needed by Nov. 15th

From: www.feminismus-widerstand.de

Dear friends, lesbians and supporters,

A lot has happened since the start of our application in the summer of 2016. We value the huge interest and the support as encouragement to continue on this path. 1,801 more words



Yesterday, November 9th and today, November 10th is the anniversary of Kristallnacht. Translated into “Night Of The Broken Glass” Jewish owned businesses, buildings,homes and synagogues were destroyed.  218 more words