The Roman Ghetto

Dushan and Chioma were at Lungotevere de’ Cenci, 00186 Roma, the meeting point for the Ghetto and Jewish Museum walking tour. The tour was about three hours long. They had arranged it through the hotel. Initially, they had planned to explore the Ghetto on their own but Alfredo, the attendant at the concierge suggested the …

The Poet

I’m Avraham Sutzkever, a Yiddish poet.  In 1939, I married Freydke.  After the Germans invaded in 1941, we were herded like cattle into the Vilna ghetto.  I was a member of the sorting team.  We risked our lives to smuggle out and hide manuscripts looted by the Nazis who murdered my mother and my newborn …

Other Holocaust Victims

Perhaps, it’s something many of us are unaware of but it’s written in ink that Afro-Germans were also victims of the Holocaust." 22 Words In Mein Kampf, Hitler blamed the Jews for bringing the Negroes to the Rhineland for the specific purpose of ruining the white race.   Source: Holocaust Center

Lara and Mr. Hoffmann

"What's that number on your arm, Mr. Hoffmann?" Lara asked. It was a Saturday afternoon and she was at his flat. She liked visiting him. He was such a nice, kind person. He was different from everyone else. He was friendly to her even though she was colored. He had a foreign accent. He wasn't …

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