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Moshe's Response to the Problem of Evil - Parshat Ha'azinu 2017

There are many questions over which people lose their faith. Perhaps the hardest is the problem of theodicy – how can evil exist in a world that a good G-d created?  1,556 more words

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Exkursion: KZ Buchenwald

Just a week ago I read an article by Maggie Astor in the New York Times citing a study warning that the atrocities of the Holocaust were quickly fading from our collective memory. 1,786 more words

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Wise Men: Quote of the Day 4/16/18

We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Elie Wiesel
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Elie Wiesel Quotation

WITHOUT MEMORY, THERE IS NO CULTURE.  WITHOUT MEMORY, THERE WOULD BE NO CIVILIZATION, TO SOCIETY, NO FUTURE.

— ELIE WIESEL

Book Review | Night by Elie Wiesel

Genre: Autobiographical,Holocaust

Elie Wiesel was 15 when the Nazis came for the Jewish community he belonged to in Singhet, Transylvania. What follows is a painfully honest memoir of his time there, written in a manner direct enough to send a shiver down your spine. 302 more words

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Teaching the Holocaust

I’ve recently worked on some rewrites for a play of mine called Shoelaces, which I’ve mentioned in previous posts. In Shoelaces, the elderly, yet feisty, character of Ruby (based off my paternal grandmother with a little of my maternal grandmother as well) discusses her belief that there is no such thing as coincidence. 1,817 more words

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A 10th grader responds.

After one of my recent Holocaust-related talks at UNC-A for a large group of Middle School through College students, I received from a 10th grader the following essay which I thought was worth sharing with you. 499 more words

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