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Western Civilization

The uprising of the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto began in the spring of 1943 and lasted about twenty days. Of the thousands of Jews still in the ghetto when the uprising began perhaps a few hundred escaped alive. 82 more words

World Literature

Review of The Puppet Boy of Warsaw by Eva Weaver

This book has been buried near the bottom of my teetering TBR pile for longer than I care to think – but I’m trying to clear the books I know I still want to read and review from… way back when. 515 more words

Book Review

Remembering 6 Million Jews (Part 1)

“If we wish to live and to bequeath life to our offspring, if we believe that we are to pave the way to the future, then we must first of all not forget.”

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Country of Ash: A Jewish Doctor in Poland, 1939 - 1945 by Edward Reicher

Country of Ash is the memoir of Edward Reicher’s journey through World War II in Poland (including imprisonment in the Warsaw Ghetto). Six million Jewish people died, yet here is one man, wife, and child who survived. Truly a miracle! ★★★★★

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Book Review

My Review of Yitzhak Zukerman's A Surplus of Memory: Chronicle of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Zuckerman’s chronicle of day-to-day activities of the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) in the Warsaw Ghetto is easily the best book I ever read on the Jewish holocaust – I read about 50. 418 more words


Janusz Korczak and the Diverse Experiences of Children in the Holocaust

by Caitlin

What we tend to know about Janusz Korczak is the end of his life. We hear the unforgettable story of Korczak accompanying his children to the trains that left the Warsaw Ghetto and stopped at the death camp of Treblinka.  963 more words