Tag Archives: Holocaust

Peace!

Today really deserves to be a red-letter holiday around the world. January 27th is more than worthy of this designation because we need to be reminded of very noteworthy events that took place on this date in the 20th century. … Continue reading

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Setbacks

The last thing we want to hear after suffering a severe setback is that the failure is “a blessing in disguise”. Although the statement may be true most of the time, sometimes, it isn’t. A nation undergoing a revolution might … Continue reading

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Victims Of Nazism

There should be no denial of the fact of the genocide of Jewish people during the regime of Adolf Hitler and his diabolical political machinations. Last year marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps. The … Continue reading

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Elie Wiesel’s Prizes

To people who are unfamiliar with the writings of Elie Wiesel, I usually recommend they read Night. It’s an autobiographical work about his and his father’s experiences at Auschwitz and Buchenwald Nazi concentration camps. It’s a powerful writing that relates … Continue reading

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Defy The Darkness (Review)

One of the joys of browsing through shelves of used books is the discovery of a title that promises to be an exceptionally good read.  When I pulled out the copy of Defy The Darkness:  A Tale Of Courage In … Continue reading

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Wisdom From Viktor Frankl

While rereading Dr. Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, I wondered why nobody had thought to make his birthday an official holiday.  Certainly there are commemorations that honor the memory of the Holocaust and the millions of victims.  But a Victor … Continue reading

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Some Holocaust Memorials

I take time out, at this time each year, to study and ponder the implications of the Holocaust. The extent of the crimes, altogether, is too much to take in all at once, so I usually focus on one aspect.  … Continue reading

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