Preserving Our Stories

Holocaust Remembrance Day is April 8, 2013. What helps us connect with our past, with our links to the Holocaust? Personal stories resonate. Pictures linger. So how do we get to those stories, those pictures? And for how many of us has time sealed off the option of asking parents and grandparents who are now gone? Like me, do you promise yourself that you’ll explore more . . . when you have time? Spur to Research Recently, for our synagogue book club, I was caught up in Isaac’s Army, A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Matthew Brzezinski. The book … [Read more...]