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Finish #30 - Night

I don’t know how many books I’ve read about the Holocaust, but the number is large and growing with Finish #30, Night, by Elie Wiesel. 346 more words

Reading

On Israel's Independence Day: The Little Country That Could

Israel is the greatest Jewish miracle in 2,000 years. As it turns 68 years old, it is important to consider its implications.

There is a tendency by some not to romanticize Israel. 1,351 more words

Israel

Tea, Kafka and Memories

It was the year of watching movies and series on Netflix. I was new in the city and did not have much to do. Any new place brings new challenges in life. 2,091 more words

Life

Holocaust Remembrance Day

I have always had an intense connection with the study of the Holocaust.  The study of the Holocaust for me began in middle school, and is a major reason why I chose to pursue a history degree.   556 more words

Montreal this morning: A pleasant day ahead

An uncomplicated forecast today: Expect a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 16 C. The UV index will be 6 or high. 350 more words

News

Montreal holds Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony inside city hall for first time

As a five-year-old boy, Eric Bissell remembers wanting to applaud when the Nazis marched through his hometown of Vienna, Austria.

Standing beside his parents in a town square at the heart of the city, he was impressed by the large, bright red flags the soldiers carried, oblivious to what the emblems on them meant. 587 more words

Local News

Peaceful Thoughts

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. (Dalai Lama)

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.   34 more words