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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for the ‘Buchenwald’ Category

March 14th, 2017 - 10:38 am § in Buchenwald, Donald Trump, Repugnants

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Ally Loses IRS Tax Exemption

BREAKING NEWS:  Richard  Spencer  popularized the term “alt-right,” a broad label that defines a new generation of white nationalists who support Trump but deny being Nazis.  Spencer denies he is a fascist or Nazi, preferring the term “identitarian,”   Trump has refused to criticize[...]

March 11th, 2017 - 9:16 am § in Bill of Rights, Buchenwald, The Ave Scene

Seattle Antisemitism

Tracy Rector  FACEBOOK This was left on my son’s school today which is part of Temple De Hirsch Sinai. It breaks my heart that the students, especially the middle schoolers, had to face this hatred in what’s supposed to be a safe space. FYI, in the last 50 days since the Dictator and hi[...]

February 28th, 2017 - 9:42 am § in America, Buchenwald

What Happens When Terrorism Is Directed Against American …. Jews?

45 days, 190 anti-Semitic incidents: Why hasn’t anyone been arrested? Jewish communities have been terrorized by bomb hoaxes on an almost daily basis for over two months, but no one has been held responsible. HAARETZ.COM/US-NEWS/.PREMI…[...]

December 23rd, 2016 - 1:35 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

Buchenwald 142: Remembering the children at Christmas time

As a child, I was raised in a Jewish family living in an adamantly Catholic neighborhood.  We were taught to enjoy the season as a holiday for the children of my Dad’s patients.  Some of these patients became dear friends , giving us small toys that we put in stockings hung from  our fire[...]

December 7th, 2016 - 4:52 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

Buchenwald 141: The boys on the train.

One reason I still have some hope that some of the survivors may yet be alive to see my father’s pictures from Buchenwald is that several hundred boys were imprisoned in the camp when Dr. Robert Schwartz arrive in April 1945 with his medical company.   As Ken Waltzer writes (below) 400 of the[...]

December 5th, 2016 - 1:39 am § in Buchenwald, Hypocrisy, Politics

Is Austria on The Edge of Neofascism? A Warning

Auschwitz survivor asks Austrians to remember the past  A holocaust survivor has issued an appeal – now going viral – to young people in Austria urging them to think carefully about who they vote for in the upcoming presidential election, to stop history from repeating itself. FPÖ comp[...]

November 30th, 2016 - 12:16 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 140 : Another Jewish Doctor Helped Liberate the Camp.

71 years ago, Robert Jacques Lederer, a Jewish-French partisan doctor accompanied the US forces entering Buchenwald,  He took down a Nazi flag there and kept it until his death 15 years ago.  Now Dr. Lederer’s son has donated that flag to the State of Israel, along with other documents f[...]

November 10th, 2016 - 3:56 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

BUCHENWALD 139: The Kinder

Ken Waltzer Moshe Avital, was Buchenwald child survivor, on the train after liberation that took 427 youths to France to be cared for by the OSE (Ouvre Secours des Enfants). Later he went to British Mandate Palestine and fought in the Israel independence war. Moshe Avital continues to speak, and can[...]

October 12th, 2016 - 12:01 am § in Buchenwald, Misc.

REPOST FROM 2015: Buchenwald on Yom Kippur

Imagine what this eve of Yom Kippur must have felt like in Buchenwald The vow taken that night … whether sung in the original  Aramaic or translated into any of the languages spoken in the camp … is called “Kol Nidre.”  The vow, wherever recited, would have been the same: A[...]