"In those times, there was darkness everywhere. In heaven and on earth, all the gates of compassion seemed to have been closed. The killer killed and the Jews died and the outside world adopted an attitude either of complicity or of indifference. Only a few had the courage to care. These few men and women… Continue reading Rescue



Pesach, known in English as Passover, is one of the most commonly observed Jewish holidays, even by otherwise non-observant Jews. Pesach begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. It is the first time of the three major festivals with both historical and agricultural significance (the other two are Shavu’ot and Sukkot).… Continue reading Pesach

Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates

This was actually brought to my attention on Friday evening, I was going to write something immediately after I saw it but I thought I would wait to process the event. This gave me a chance to consider all sides and possible thought processes. The incident took place beneath the main gate of Auschwitz, which… Continue reading Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates

The Outbreak of World War II and Anti-Jewish Policy

The beginning of World War II, on September 1, 1939, marked a new phase in German policy toward the Jews. After the conquest of Poland, the Jews of Eastern Europe were concentrated in ghettos, while in Western Europe the Jews were registered and dispossessed of their property. Anti-Semitic racial legislation was passed in North Africa… Continue reading The Outbreak of World War II and Anti-Jewish Policy