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Photos: National Holocaust Museum

Photos: National Holocaust Museum

These are a few photos from my family’s recent visit to Washington D.C. and the National Holocaust Museum. I wasn’t able to take too many pictures (photography is not allowed in most of the museum…and most of the photos involve some of the most depraved cruelty imaginable), but I did get a couple on the outside, and they allowed me a few photos in the Hall of Remembrance.

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Cremator inside the crematorium Auschwitz  (Photo credit: Konrad Kurzacz)

Why I Could Write a Positive Holocaust Book

I am a member of a generation that wasn’t supposed to have been born, living proof that Hitler’s Final Solution to whatever Questions he had about the Jewish people didn’t succeed completely. I am also the grateful daughter of loving parents whose sense of optimism and belief in people miraculously prevailed despite it all. “How can you write such an uplifting Holocaust book? How can you speak so positively about what happened, given what happened?” How could I not, I reply.

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