Christmas 1941 in Boyle Heights, and the Japanese Internment

Image: Persons of Japanese ancestry from San Pedro, California, arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly center in Arcadia, California, in 1942. From the article linked below.

Reblogging this to CoffeeShopRabbi.com. I want my readers to learn about this terrific blog, BarrioBoychick.wordpress.com. There is so much in the news about immigrants and “foreigners” I think this is a story we need to┬áremember right now.

May the day never come again when the United States commits itself to such a hateful program.

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Rabbi Ruth Adar is a teaching rabbi in San Leandro, CA. She has many hats: rabbi, granny, and ham radio operator K6RAV. She blogs at http://coffeeshoprabbi.com/ and teaches at Jewish Gateways in Albany, CA.

One thought on “Christmas 1941 in Boyle Heights, and the Japanese Internment”

  1. This is interesting to read. I discussed the Japanese Internment with some of my students awhile back. This can never happen again.

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