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Francis' silence at Auschwitz hides a history of outspokenness

… May 2014 he visited Yad Vashem, the holocaust memorial that renders homage to the six million Jews slaughtered in the Nazi extermination camps.

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Utilitarianism

“Work Makes You Free” – The sign written over the entrance of Aushwitz

So… What is it?

Utilitarianism is a philosophy started by Jeremy Bentham and John Stewart Mills. 702 more words

Theology And Culture

Delhiberations: Germans' fix - 'Amok' amid terror

… that stems primarily from the self-flagellation Germans believe is the cross they must bear after the horrific genocide of six million Jews by the Nazis. 21 more words

Berlin Part 1: Tours, Bubbles, and Memorials of Terror

We left Copenhagen headed for the city of Berlin. For 21 Euro per ticket, we were able to board a bus which would take us from Copenhagen to the city, an 8 hour journey. 2,236 more words

Microfiction Challenge: Lonely Boy

Peter sat in his pen, bored and lonely. He hadn’t seen his Papa in a few days.  “Don’t worry, little one,” Papa had told Peter. “Soon we’ll be safe. 270 more words

Jane Dougherty Writes

Israel's Looming Demographic Crisis

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There are two reasons for this taboo: First, the loss of six million Jews in the Holocaust made pro-natal policies axiomatic in the young state of Israel. 21 more words

Forgotten Hero- Walter Süskind

Walter Süskind (29 October 1906 – 28 February 1945) was a German Jew who helped about 600 Jewish children escape the Holocaust. He was a member of the Dutch Jewish council (Dutch: Joodsche Raad) during the Second World War. 762 more words

History