The terror in my eyes
met the rage in his
and then we knew.
So, together we ran
From the shattering,
the gunfire, 28 more words
yesterday morning (saturday 2nd), 9.00-10.30am, on bbc radio 4
saturday live (presented by richard coles and aasmah mir) includes …
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Liesbeth Langford, author of Written by Candlelight, based on her mother’s letters, shares her family’s story of growing up in occupied Holland and sheltering Rosa, a young Jewish woman.
Today was a “museum day,” something I have not done quite this way before. We began at Yad VaShem, the Holocaust museum in Jerusalem. This is one of the best designed museums I have ever visited. 565 more words
Sometimes it is amazing to me how much information you can get from one document—an obituary, a death certificate, a news article. This time it was a document my cousin Wolfgang Seligmann found in a suitcase. 1,801 more words
Today is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, when we commemorate the victims of the Nazi Holocaust (including members of my husband’s extended family). And for the first time in several years, I have been reminded of my childhood meeting with Corrie ten Boom, the famous Dutch Christian who along with other members of her family saved many Dutch Jews from extermination. 434 more words