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Shoa / The Holocaust

Bones in the Sun

I was at a remembrance service for April 8th, a decade or more ago, – the commemorative day for victims of the …

This Is What Death Looks Like

The wild stare as his last breath His weakened lungs struggled to make A gaping mouth as to breath He tries, his …

The Fall of the Germans of Vrsac

The Banat Germans dispapperaered after WWII. From forced migration to revenge attacks, only a small minority remain, often hiding among repectable minorities …

Arched Ceilings of the Pinkas Synagogue

“,”Arched Ceilings of the Pinkas Synagogue”,”Pragues picturesque Pinkas Synagogue in the Josefov district is now a museum to the fallen from the …

A Postcard to Her Father Sent

The Maria Lazum story, recounted to me by the poet Paul Polansky who knew the family. He was the author of Black …

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