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Those currently claiming to “protect” the memory of camp survivors conveniently forget those survivors who fought to ensure all concentration camps would be properly identified. Emma Kuby, an expert on the political afterlives of Nazi concentration camp survivors, has a great piece in Dissent on the International Commission against the Concentration Camp Regime, an activist […]
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          “To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric…” Theodor W. Adorno (1)     An image is worth a thousand words, but a thousand words often create their own images. Poetry has long been an important cultural form of bearing witness to tragedy and shaping our understanding of historical events. The […]

A Glimpse Into a Lost World

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On November 17, 2014
In 1938, a couple of Jewish Americans went on vacation to Poland, where one of them was from. They made films of their trip. Some of them survived. Thanks to their grandson finding them and donating them to the Holocaust Museum, you can now watch 3 minutes of film of the Jewish section of Nasielsk, […]

Demjanjuk

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On March 17, 2012

I’m not sure a RIP is exactly in order here, but let it be known that John Demjanjuk, one of the last (possible?) links to Nazism and the Holocaust is no more. Share

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