Elizabeth Kirshner·4 min read
He notices the book I’ve pulled out from my bag; we’ve read it before and it’s one he adores, but selfishly, this selection was in service of my own emotional longings, an effort to fulfill the day’s requisite mourning. By the way, did you know that Anne Frank wrote children’s stories?
Chaya Lester·1 min read
Apologies if it's offensive...
Saul Sudin·8 min read
Seventy years ago this week, the Auschwitz death camp was liberated. For me, it’s this thing that keeps popping up in my news feed that I glance at and move on.
Rachel Kann·1 min read
We sweeten the darkness, light the bitterness.
Ahava Emunah Lange·4 min read
Tonight, we will light memorial candles. We will lower our gaze and bow our heads. We will say a prayer and try to memorialize the existence of the millions of Jewish souls that the Nazis tried to erase and extinguish over 60 years ago.
Salvador Litvak·4 min read
I saw my grandmother's soul leave her body and reunite with my grandfather, who was murdered 53 years earlier. I saw their souls the way I now see my hands.