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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

Travel

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

Recommendations

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

America Should Not Be

From the beginning, America was born from many things which includes genocide; something that American’s are against. Scholars predicted that around 50 million, even some arguing 100 million or more Natives lived in what is now known as America before it was colonized (which is a process that should not be since it means taking over land that was already populated). 272 more words

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