holocaust remembrance

A People of Destiny
August 21, 2015

Are you a person of destiny? Here are some thoughts on what that means.

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A Life Apart Movie Review

Movie Review: Shoah
November 25, 2014
Author: Matt Sieger

Shoah may be the most important historical film that no one has seen. While “no one” is an exaggeration, this iconic 1985 documentary about the Holocaust has not been widely viewed. Its 9 ½-hour length intimidated theater goers when it was first released and at its limited showings since that time. Although the Criterion Collection has recently made it available on DVD, it is now available for the first time online at the SundanceNow Doc Club.*

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Tisha Be-Av Dove

Tisha B’Av: Remembering through Resilience
July 9, 2013

The nine days leading up to Tisha Be-Av are a time of intensive mourning for observant Jews. Tisha Be-Av is remembered as the most tragic day in Jewish history. It falls on July16 this year. On this day, the first and second temples in Jerusalem were destroyed (586 BCE and 70 AD)…

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Book Review: Keeping My Hope
May 13, 2013
Author: Iris Adler

Book Title: Keeping My Hope Author: Christopher Huh Date Published: February 18, 2013 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First Edition edition Genre: 1. Historical & Biographical Fiction2. Children’s Books ISBN: 978-1479348831 Reviewer: Iris Adler Review Date: May 13, 2013 Several moments ago I read a profound, illustrated narrative that captures Holocaust history with fresh eyes…

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A Holocaust Remembrance Day Reflection
April 27, 2011
Author: Rich Robinson

A friend’s post on Facebook alerted me to an article which appeared April 22 on The Wall Street Journal’s web site and has since been reposted or commented upon on numerous other sites.

The article is about portrayals of Jesus in film, but the part that is most striking concerns the Holocaust and a story related by the filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. In 1928, a Polish man by the name of William E. Wallner viewed DeMille’s movie King of Kings. He thereafter became a Lutheran pastor in Prague… “

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Juden for Jesus in Germany
April 1, 2010

Did you know that April 11 is Holocaust Remembrance Day?  We’d like to present the unique challenges of our work in Germany against this backdrop: The state church in Germany… has decided that in the shadow of the Holocaust, they do not have the right to personally share the gospel with Jewish people. That is…

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Jewish Holidays This Month
April 1, 2006

Passover, the festival of redemption begins at sundown on April 12. It is appropriate to send greeting cards to Jewish friends for this holiday. It would also be wonderful if you were able to invite a friend to a Christ in the Passover presentation by one of our missionaries. To see if anyone is speaking…

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Auf Wiedersehn Waldorf
June 17, 2005
Author: Ben Wertheim

In 2004, Steve, Janie-sue, Ben and Bekah Wertheim visited Germany together as a family to see where their family had come from… A sleepy town in the middle of farm country, boy tending His sheep in the hills nearby—sees the storm Approaching, running back to the village, leaving his sheep. My father was a bread…

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Past Oppression, Present Excuse?
January 1, 2001
Author: Ruth Rosen

What can happen when we take our sufferings out of their historical context.

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Haman, Hitler, and Now Hussein: Another Holocaust?
January 1, 1992

Another Holocaust? A new twist on the old, twisted final solution? We have barely been able to accept the enormity of the destruction of much of European Jewry. One third of all Jews living before mid-century are gone—one million of them children. Now we live in a world where far more destructive and deadly weapons…

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