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Favorite Subject this Semester

Through this semester it has been interesting the kind of topics we have talked about. The kind of topics we have talked about have been philosophy, religion, and history and how they relate to the Harry Potter series. 231 more words

Sir Nicholas Winton

I discovered Sir Nicholas Winton through a LinkedIn video (yes, social media) and wanted to spread the knowledge of this inspiring human being. He was a very quirky individual, extremely modest and truly a man with a heart of gold. 226 more words

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


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