Saturday July 4, 2020

Remembrance of deaths past

The most extraordinary thing about any Holocaust survivors I’ve met, in Israel or elsewhere, is how well-adjusted they seem. As a society, we’ve come to accept that every unpleasant experience in childhood leaves its mark, and can scar or mar an indi

1st February, 2015
The anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation was marked with several documentaries

Many seem simply to have got on with life, remained in the countries of their birth – or moved abroad – fell in love, married, had children, went on to fight in other wars perhaps, including the war that led to the foundation of the state of Israel and, if they were young enough, the Six Day War 20 years later.

Last week marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and television produced a...

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