Monthly Archives: March 2013

Retracing the First Transport of Jews trek to Auschwitz

We spent 11+ hours on trains, and went through 3 countries to reach our destination. This video shows you all of the moments: from pensive poetics to bad coffee, there is even an excerpt from the book, Rena’s Promise, included. … Continue reading

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On the Eve of the First Transport to Auschwitz

Every year, in Poprad, Slovakia, there are offerings made to the memories of those girls. We walk are looking for some remnant of those young women and the Jews of Poprad and discover something far more special, that we never … Continue reading

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Short History of Slovak Trains & the First Mass Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

On the 70th Anniversary of the First Mass Transport of Jews to Auschwitz, we retraced their journey from Poprad, Slovakia to Poland. The Zilini junction was the last stop for those women in Slovakia, and here we too paused and … Continue reading

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#Women’s History Month – Honor the First Women in Auschwitz Vlog

Last year, we journeyed from the station where the first transport of Jews to Auschwitz originated from and traveled for 11 hours to Auschwitz. It was an amazing journey and here is the beginning of it.

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