There was nothing like the Holocaust, which is why a project that made its debut this month on the internet is so important.
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1,000 Words: The nephew he never knew he had
Eliahu Pietruszka, 102, thought he was the only member of his family still alive. He thought the rest had perished in the Nazi extermination camps. He found out recently, however, that his brother had lived, and had a son. Read more →
It’s quite a sight once a year when Israelis stop what they’re doing for two minutes. Today is that day. It’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. Read more →
The day Buchenwald was liberated
It was on this date in 1945 that Buchenwald, the Nazi concentration camp, was liberated by soldiers from the 6th Armored Division of the Third Army.
Edward R. Murrow faced the task of telling the story of Buchenwald with no tape recorded audio, no fancy production, just words. Read more →
(Video link) Lajos Delej was a composer and pianist of great promise, the Boston Globe says. He was also in love. So when the Nazis invaded Hungary, Pauline Herzek was sent to Auschwitz (where her father and stepmother were murdered) and Delej, who had entered the ghetto to try to rescue her, was never seen Read more →
Samuel Willenberg devoted most of his 97 years to preserving the memory of more than 875,000 people who were murdered by the Nazis in the Treblinka death camp in World War II. Read more →
Today’s dispatch from the ‘Department of What Were They Thinking.’ Eighth grade students in Rialto, California were given an assignment to debate whether the Holocaust really happened. Read more →
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, drivers stop on the highway
Every year on Holocaust Remembrance Day I post a video similar to this one. Israel comes to a stand still for a couple of minutes. Read more →
Local Holocaust survivor’s story could be a movie
A chance meeting in the Virgin Islands for a man from Little Canada.
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