The Final Stages of the War and the Aftermath

“So for us even the hour of liberty rang out grave and muffled, and filled our souls with joy and yet with a painful sense of shame… and also with anguish, because we felt that this should never happen, that now nothing could ever happen good and pure enough to rub out our past, and… Continue reading The Final Stages of the War and the Aftermath

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The Fate of the Jews Across Europe

Only about 10% of Polish Jewry survived the Holocaust, the majority in the Soviet Union. The fate of the Jews of Western Europe varied depending upon the country. In some of the country’s, most of the Jews survived (in Italy and France about 25% of the Jews perished), in other countries the Jewish population was… Continue reading The Fate of the Jews Across Europe