Journey to Jewish Heritage Report

After a restful Shabbat in Prague and a briefing by the head of the local Jewish community we travelled to Terezin, the “model” concentration camp established by the Nazis to show the Red Cross and world how “humanely” the Jews imprisoned there were treated.  As Elie Wiesel has pointed out, what the Red Cross failed …

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Are You A Passover or Purim Jew?

March 23, 2013   Having recently returned from a congregational trip to Krakow, Warsaw, Prague and Berlin, I still have images emblazoned in my head of the infernos of destruction we witnessed, of the towns that were once thriving, teeming centers of Jewish life, and which are now Judenrein, lifeless shells, without any Jews.  Prague …

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