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... most impressive church I have ever seen as you can see from the attached photos. We are now on the bus to Katowice, then we get a train to Ostrava then a final train to Prague. We will arrive in Prague at 8 pm tonight. I have also added a few night shots from our last evening in ...
... courage, endangering their own lives to save Jews.
“They lit a moral torch in the face of oppression by darkness.”
He concluded, “I would add an 11th commandment after the universally recognized 10: Thou shalt never be a bystander.”
Steven Spielberg was here, too, having produced an elegant little 15-minute film “Auschwitz” that was part of the ceremony. The film noted that the accidental ...
... human hair from thousands of dead Jews - which the Nazis cut from their dead bodies to be used for things like the lining in their uniforms. Then we visited the death wall, where prisoners who were executed as part of a specific punishment were sent. Our guide told us that in the case of a family being executed, the order was children first, then women, then the men - this way the mothers had to watch their children be executed first, and the father ...
Today was the day. Today was the day the I got to march for all those who couldn't, to march to bring back life and Jewish spirit to places that had been dark for so long. In the afternoon we all gathered together, all 200 of us, dressed in the same bright orange T-shirt and Los Angeles headbands. Most importantly many of us were draped in Israeli flags. We entered Auschwitz for the second time and weaved through the multitude ...
... the Nazis and then there was Bob…
Bob was our Polish tour guide and driver to the Tatra Mountain region, which was about a two- hour drive from Krakow and on the southern border with Slovakia. There was something about Bob… Maybe it was his “Polish” machismo (a mix of chauvinism and Catholicism) or the fact that he has worked as a taxi driver/tour guide for so many years without a day off that he has just gone over the deep ...