My review of The Book of Aron, Jim Shepard’s novel of the Warsaw Ghetto, is up at Open Letters Monthly.
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An Unfished Chapter in a Life
Occupied Warsaw, 1940-1942. The Ghetto.
At ten years of age, only the first chapters of Aron’s life had been written. 716 more words
Toda raba – thank you, Ariana, for this beautiful article. You touched on two topics very dear to my heart: the Holocaust and people with disabilities. 50 more words
To the children he took in, Janusz Korczak was more than a teacher, doctor, or orphanage director. He was, in the words of one of the young lives he touched, a “sculptor of children’s souls.” The teachers who worked for him thought likewise. 557 more words
Last summer we heard about the Terror Tunnels from Gaza every day in every way. Morning, noon and night. The fear-mongering was effective because it was so relentless. 438 more words