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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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[...]

September 30th, 2016 - 12:14 pm § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 138: “Let The Pictures Rot”

Over on FACEBOOK, my brother in law and this blog’s major troll, has created a link expressing his sentiments about the Buchenwald pictures my brother and sister are destroying.   I tried the link, but it seem to be blocked.  Perhaps he does not want me to read what he has written? If anyon[...]

September 28th, 2016 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

BUCHENWALD 137: Another memory dies

BERLIN — Max Mannheimer, who survived Theresienstadt, Auschwitz and Dachau and devoted his last decades to admonishing later generations of Germans that while they carried no guilt for the Nazis’ crimes, they bore a responsibility to ensure that they never happen again, died on Sept. 23 in Munic[...]