Moshe Katz was trudging home late from his clock repair shop. It was so hard to believe this could happen in Dortmund. Just weeks ago, all the Jews who the Germans believed came from Poland were expelled in a single night. 1,526 more words
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These summative assessments were a creative trip! Once again I relied on someone else’s brain to conceive this assignment. In a conversation with my Media Specialist, I had requested a cart of books for our Historical Reading Unit, and she shared a breakout she had made for the wonderful Ruta Sepetys historical novel, 1,426 more words
November 18, 2017. For this past two weeks this blog has been devoted to documentaries presented as part of DOC NYC 2017. Therefore, I can only call it a wonderful accident of timing that one of my favorite documentaries from DOC NYC 2016, and the one that has stayed with me the most over the past year, “Big Sonia,” will open at the Quad Cinema on Friday, November 17. 595 more words
Austria accepted its Holocaust guilt. So why is its far right on the rise? | Jewish Telegraphic Agency
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When it comes to the Holocaust, Austria has made a lot of progress assuming responsibility.
In recent years, Austrian officials have consistently acknowledged their country’s support of Adolf Hitler, an Austria native, and his war of annihilation against Jews.