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Holocaust and genocide

One of the recent developments in Jerusalem in the past few years has been the construction of a light-rail system across the city. It’s a fast and efficient system which comes close to where I’m staying at St George’s College.  984 more words

Andrew Nunn

Now is the Time...Please Help Honor An American Hero and Friend of the Jews

Hi friends!  Today’s post is somewhat personal, in that I’m going to ask a personal favor.  Will you join me in bringing honor to a man well worth honoring? 577 more words

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Holocaust survivor Hannah Goslar Pick, a close friend of Amsterdam’s Anne Frank, told us “we have to try and live in peace together”, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel


That admonition was brought home in a most personal way when we had the opportunity to sit spellbound in the Education Center at Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem, Israel, and listen to the amazing personal life story of a Holocaust survivor.  2,423 more words


Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem, Israel

One of our most moving experiences during our visit to Jerusalem was a return visit to Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.  We toured most of the complex, including the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations (where there is a tree planted to honor Oscar Schindler, among many other gentiles who helped save Jews during the Holocaust), the Hall of Remembrance, the Children’s Memorial, the Holocaust History Museum, and the Education Center where we met with a Holocaust survivor who told our small group of eight her life story . 324 more words


BBC current affairs revisits antisemitism and anti-Zionism – part one

Readers may recall that earlier this year, as antisemitism scandals plagued the UK Labour Party, the BBC produced a distinctly unhelpful backgrounder titled “What’s the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism? 1,146 more words


Mordecai's Story

Mordecai is a Holocaust survivor. His story, like most other survivors’ stories, is dramatic and helps us understand just how brutal times were for the Jewish people in the Holocaust. 76 more words