International Holocaust Remembrance Day

“It happened, therefore it can happen again: this is the core of what we have to say.”Primo Levi: “The Drowned and the Saved” Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day in commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust,It was on 27 January 1945, that Soviet soldiers liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland) , the largest Nazi concentration and extermination… Read More International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget

It started with anti-Semitism and Kristallnacht. It ended with millions of lives erased. International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 27 is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Since 2005, the UN and its member states have been paying tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust that occurred… Read More Lest We Forget

Son of Saul

  Last night I went to the cinema, to watch a Hungarian  film that left me confused. It wasn’t the first Holocaust drama I had seen and  I said to myself that I didn’t like it:  too claustrophobic, too devastating and terrifying.   But today I find myself unable to stop thinking  of it.  … Read More Son of Saul

January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  Resolution adopted by the U. N. General Assembly on the Holocaust Remembrance (Res. 60/7, 1 Nov. 2005)   The General Assembly, Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which proclaims that everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth therein, without distinction of any kind, such as race, religion or other… Read More January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day