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Pol Pot and Hitler – The Fools Who Shape History

Three decades and five thousand miles separate two photographs.

The first shows a city in ruins. In the foreground, amidst the rubble, the outlines of what once were buildings are clearly discernible. 2,342 more words


A single is siren was sounded in Israel yesterday on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, bringing the whole country to a halt.

That day commemorates and honours the victims of the Holocaust as well as the deaths and the heroic fight of the Jewish men and women who despite their lack of weapons and military experience started a lost fight against the raging Nazi troops in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. 290 more words


The Cats in Krasinski Square

The Cats in Krasinski Square

By Karen Hesse
Illustrated by Wendy Watson

Scholastic Press, 2004

This poignant story is based on a real event during World War 2. 277 more words

Book Review

The Holocaust - We Must Remember, Dr. Michael Berenbaum


 30-Hour Series of Interviews broadcast on the Roger Fredinburg Radio Program 

10-27-1997 – First Program in Series

Guest:   Dr. Michael Berenbaum, author… 5,069 more words


They Called Him “Mister Doctor”

A review of:  Mister Doctor: Janusz Korczak & the Orphans of the Warsaw Ghetto. Story by: Irène Cohen-Janea; Illustrations by: Marizio A.C. Quarello.  Toronto: Annick Press, 2015… 583 more words

Janusz Korczak

Warsaw, The Jewish Ghetto and the Warsaw Uprising

Under the shadow of the Palace of Culture and Science I passed now into what was once the Jewish ghetto area.

There is very little to see there of historical significance, the whole area was completely obliterated and razed to the ground by the Nazis and it is now a thriving modern business area with metal and glass skyscrapers that compete architecturally and wide boulevards carving their way to and from the city centre; very different to the Warsaw suburb that became the ghetto in 1940. 803 more words



Earlier this week, I was in Warsaw for work. And as my colleagues walked me back to my hotel past the Palace of Culture and Science… 268 more words