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Two Days in Berlin

Berlin feels like one of those cities thriving in constant change. Berlin is a city surrounded by construction, where the preservation of the past meets the sophistication of the future. 832 more words

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Hungry for Truth, Hardwired for Empathy

What I Know

I write on subjects such as World War II and the Holocaust because these are things that I know something about. They made me who I am, through the experiences of my ancestors. 527 more words

Eastern Europe

"I Am," I Said: Thoughts on Borders and Refugees

Shifting Borders

When I read about the history of Eastern Europe, I realize how changeable national boundaries and concepts of nation are.

I live in a very young country, America, which nevertheless has been highly successful in forming a self-concept that seems essential and timeless. 645 more words

Eastern Europe

The Nazi Officer's Wife

Dear Friends,

Today rather than recommend a play, we are going to tell you about a marvelous book called The Nazi Officer’s Wife.

It is a terrific read that tells the story of a young Jewish woman.  105 more words

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Fascism for Beginners

The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which… 885 more words

History