Monthly Archives: October 2014

Shout Out to East Mecklenberg High School – Teaching the Holocaust on Skype!

I was invited to do a Skype chat with Ms. Meredith Austin’s class in Charlotte, NC, today. It was really amazing to be asked such astute questions by these young scholars, who really understood not only Rena’s story but the … Continue reading

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Huffington Post Live

My immediate reaction when I heard that Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn had a new book coming out was to tell my husband to call his editor at NG Book Talk and get A Path Appears in the line-up. A … Continue reading

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Intl. Day of the Girl – Malala Yousafzai Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

“The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, The leopard shall lie down with the young goat, The calf and the young lion and the … And a little child shall lead them.” Isaiah 11:6 The message  from the Nobel … Continue reading

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YOM KIPPUR 2014 – May Your Fast be Easy – אולי המהיר שלך יהיה קל

In 1942, Rena (#1716) had been in Auschwitz for 180 days. She and her sister and many of the other Jewish prisoners chose to fast this first year: “Somehow we figure out how many Sundays we have been in camp … Continue reading

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