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Quite the Weekend

TEREZIN

This weekend I had a four-day weekend. My only class was cancelled on Thursday so I got to enjoy an extra day off! On Friday, our program had an excursion planned for us to Terezin which was a concentration camp an hour outside of Prague. 971 more words

Terezin

The town of Terezin is about 40 minutes from Prague, Czech Republic by bus. Before it was a concentration camp, it was originally built in the 1780’s by the Habsburg empire as a star shaped fortified town to keep out invaders. 993 more words

Czech Republic

Terezín Concentration Camp and Ghetto Memorial

Friday was a very somber day. We visited Terezín, an 18th century military fortress and town that was made into a Jewish Ghetto when the Nazis took over. 324 more words

Terezin - A Jewish Ghetto and Concentration camp

Last week, whilst away in Prague we decided to take a trip to “Terezin” a very small town about 30 miles from Prague that has an ancient fortress on the edge. 854 more words

Family Adventures

Chicago Holocaust Survivor Recalls Painful Memories On Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz

(CBS) — As world leaders gathered in Poland Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Chicago woman who survived the notorious Nazi extermination camp is recalling her painful memories. 277 more words

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La giornata della memoria a Viareggio: mostra "E' il mondo che sorride e io vorrei volare. Ma dove?"

In collaborazione con Tientibene – Spazio solidequo, una mostra dedicata ai bambini di Terezin.

Disegni e poesie gentilmente offerti da Renzo Belli. Vi aspettiamo martedì 27 gennaio alle ore 18! 63 more words

Evento

Good vibes in Prague

Kafka wrote about this city, “Prague never lets you go…this dear little mother has sharp claws.” I didn’t really understand this at first, but now I think I’m getting there. 1,379 more words

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