Monthly Archives: March 2012

Australia Honors 70 Anniv. First Transport of Women to Auschwitz 26 March 2012

We held our Promise Vigil our friend Barbara, who is Jewish. Her family came from Poland.  She came round to an early dinner on Monday. We read Baroness Crawley’s letter and the Chief Rabbi’s. These are pictures of her lighting … Continue reading

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List of Women’s Names Who Survived the 1st Registered Transport of Jews

This was read aloud in Birkenau on the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of the 1st transport of women to Auschwitz–they were also the first registered transport of Jews (that means their names were written down and replaced by numbers–unfortunately, … Continue reading

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A Short History of the Jews in Bratislava, Slovakia #Holocaust

We were in Bratislava to pay homage to the 2nd registered transport of Jews to Auschwitz and stopped to meet Eliska Slovakia, who grew up in Bratislava. Eli met us at the train station and took us out for coffee–most … Continue reading

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From Bratislava, Slovakia where the 2nd Mass Jewish Transport to Auschwitz Originated

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