Monthly Archives: January 2015

@70th Anniversary Liberation of Auschwitz – from under the tent by Birkenau

We arrived under a tent so large that it encompassed the front gate of Birkenau and could hold over two thousand people.  The scale was monstrous as is the facade of the death gate, and I entered past the last … Continue reading

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@ the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz – “Nie nienawidzę. Nienawidzić to niech Hitler zwycięstwo.”

“Nie nienawidzę. Nienawidzić to niech Hitler zwycięstwo.” “I do not hate. To hate is to let Hitler win.” Rena Kornreich Gelissen (#1716 Auschwitz) As part of the delegation and invited guests, I have only a few moments to post this … Continue reading

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Cities of Peace – Honors Oswiecim, Poland – 70th Anniversary Liberation of Auschwitz

The International Youth Meeting Center in collaboration with the Judaica Foundation have a vision for the future of Oświęcim that includes Polish artists collaborating on a new Cities of Peace painting to honor the liberation of the town and the death … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago Today – Oswiecim, Poland and Auschwitz

What was it like three days before the Russians arrived to liberate Auschwitz and the town of Oswiecim from the occupation of Nazi-Germany? We know that as the Russian front neared, the fighting neared too. The Wehrmacht was shooting prisoners … Continue reading

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