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


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

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