Elie Weisel survived the Shoah. More than surviving, he insisted that we talk about it. He insisted that our talk not be an exercise in self-pity, but that we cultivate a willingness to put ourselves on the line for any group of… Read More ›
Image: Barbed wire fence at Majdanek concentration camp in Poland. Photo by Barak Broitman via pixabay.com. Public domain. The murder of six million Jews and many others (Roma, homosexuals, disabled persons, and others) in the 1930’s and 40’s in Europe are often referred to… Read More ›
Today, on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, I will be silent and share instead the words of Primo Levi.
Yom HaShoah is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Its full name is Yom HaZikaron LaShoah v’LaGevurah, Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day.
Why do Jews react oddly when someone says they are “part Jewish?”