YA Eco Mysteries, Memoirs, Novels & Travel
[As a survivor] Bunka has dedicated his life . . . to immortalize the memory of the lost Jews of Lithuania. He has carved dozens of memorial sculptures , and erected them on the sites where the mass murders took place.
The Nine Inheritors by Claire Datnow, Chapter 44. p. 555
We stand craning our necks upward, gawking at the impressive facade of the Great Synagogue in Budapest. Opened in 1859, it is the second largest in the world—only Temple Emanu-El in New York is slightly bigger. Stepping inside, we marvel at the rich, glittering and ornate Moorish Revival architecture. Read More...
[The memorial] calls on us never to repeat the evils of the years gone by; it urges us to acknowledge that whatever our race, heritage or religion, we belong to the same human species.
The Nine Inheritors, by Claire Datnow Chapter 42
On a trip down the Danube you get caught up in the beauty of the land, the magnificence of the cathedrals and inviting public squares, the friendly people, the hearty food and tasty beer. Yet, somewhere along the way, like an electric probe, something is there to remind you of the Holocaust Read More...