Tag Archives: Poland

On Vandalising Jewish Cemeteries.

Vandalising Jewish Cemeteries is nothing new. Is it a case of they can’t get rid of us whilst we are alive so “Let’s give it a shot now they are dead?” One of the worst cases known to the Jewish Community, that’s if you can name any one as being …

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A Badge of Shame .

Over a decade ago, I went to Poland with my oldest daughter. I had hoped to support her as she learned. I didn’t need to learn anything because I had read EVERYTHING, knew EVERYTHING…and quickly learned that for all I had read, for all that I had learned, I knew …

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The Story of a Shoe in Maidanek.

  What can you learn from a shoe? As I stood in the Maidanek death camp recently, I tried to understand, tried to envision, tried to learn about a woman who died more than sixty years ago. I know almost nothing about her, other than the fact that she came …

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Rosa’s Story

“I wonder if that Jewish girl Grandma and her parents saved from the Nazis survived the war?” This is a story of the Holocaust, survival, resistance and terror beyond the language and perhaps most importantly about the people who  Yad Vashem and the State of Israel term the Righteous Among the …

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