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BCT crafts a professional, powerful ‘Anne Frank’

BOSTON — I once asked my high school drama teacher why he was spending so much money for professional make-up artists and authentic costumes that once were part of a Broadway production for our production of “Billy Budd.” 882 more words

Reviews

Kingdom of Night

I was only sixteen

Led into the Kingdom of Night,

Filled with the black fire,

Questioning the dead like the living,

Seven times cursed, seven times sealed, 226 more words

Review | We Won’t See Auschwitz by Jérémie Dres


WE WON’T SEE AUSCHWITZ by Jérémie Dres

My expectations going into this book were pretty much nonexistent. In a rare moment of spontaneity, I picked it up at the library and began reading with the assumption that it is a memoir which follows the author’s grandmother. 363 more words

Book Reviews

Hana Andronikova in B O D Y

Hana Andronikova’s novel of a family odyssey beginning in prewar Czechoslovakia and ending up in modern-day North America, with stops in the by turns exotic and horrifying locales of India and Auschwitz won the Czech Magnesia Litera Award in 2002. 40 more words

Feature

What happens to Morality in Times of War? Lessons from the Kurt Gerstein Case.

A man enters the Waffen SS in 1941, in order to discover what is really happening there. His name is Kurt Gerstein. He has been jailed and thrown out of the NSDAP before, because of resistance activities against the suppression of the freedom for Christians to live their faith. 647 more words

The Political Universe

Former Nazi guard kisses Auschwitz survivor at trial

"Why forgiveness is the best revenge of all" — Eva Kor thetim.es/1HBhrP1 http://t.co/LLrbw29U5N
The Times of London (@thetimes) April 25, 2015

It was a moment that left 81-year-old Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor — and an entire courtroom in Germany — stunned.

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Arts And Culture

What it means to be an ArmenIAN

Whether you’re a real Armenian or a second, third or fourth generation .. You will always have that icky ticky itchy patriotic feeling when the 24th of April comes by. 470 more words

Politics