Issues 03:01 I Escaped from Hitler Twice

Guilt, Action and Human Nature: Lessons from the Holocaust
Author: Moishe Rosen

What lessons can we learn from the Holocaust? Is guilt good enough? Human nature, history, the capacity for evil, and the ability to fight it. Read on here.

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I Escaped From Hitler Twice: The Fred Wertheim Story

“I remember they had us lined up. The Germans were talking among themselves, loud enough for me to hear. Some of my buddies started asking me, ‘What’s happening? How come you’re ready to pass out?’ I told them, ‘This is the way it’s going to be. They don’t know what to do with us and so they’re going to shoot us.’ ”

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The Hand of God
Author: Susan Perlman

Not a Haman, a Pharoah or a Hitler a holocaust an inquisition a pogrom can prevent the hand of God from protecting His people Israel. Not the scorch of flame, drowning waters or bomb in the market a burning synagogue a bloodied sword a canister of Zyklon B can prevent...

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Dyer’s Assistant
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Just off an old road through the forest not far from Vaysechvoos stood a little willow tree, and next to the willow was a shack that Yossel called home. Yossel was the Dyer’s assistant. He was an ugly little man with stooped shoulders and a scraggly beard. One...

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