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Dohány Street Synagogue (also known as the Great Synagogue), Budapest, Hungary

“The Dohány Street Synagogue, also known as the Great Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary.  It is the largest synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world. 837 more words

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5 Fascinating Mysteries for Skeptical Pessimists

Being a rational skeptic by nature, I’m not the easiest target for those peddling mysteries. Any mystery that can feasibly be a hoax by a single person or a small group of people (e.g. 3,011 more words

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A Monument to Raoul Wallenberg on First Avenue

Sometimes I just choose a neighborhood or street in New York City to walk for a few hours, looking for things I haven’t noticed before. Even when I’ve been to that neighborhood many times before, I still find something new every time. 466 more words

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Raoul Wallenberg

The house in Budapest where he did the great humanistic effort saving so many from the nazis and the Hungarian arrow cross.

So bad Russia cannot open up what really happened to this hero after their capture of him!!! So bad Russia!!!!

Budapest

Raoul Wallenberg legacy passed on to Saskatoon students

Chief Whitecap School students heard the story of Raoul Wallenberg at an assembly Tuesday in Saskatoon.

Wallenberg’s actions are credited with saving the lives of 100,000 Hungarian Jews during the… 136 more words

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“Do not stand by the blood of your neighbor” — Leviticus 19: 16

For movie-makers, Hollywood and others, WWII is a perennial subject with holocaust-focused ones increasingly common in recent years. The earlier movie of which “Walking with the Enemy… 496 more words

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What to say to Nazis

Today’s post is unfortunately relevant to events this week in Charlottesville, VA and the awful, awful response to that white supremacist and Nazi violence by America’s awful, awful President, Donald Trump. 271 more words

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