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Night, Elie Weisel. February15. The book starts out explaining the life of Eliezer and his family in a small Jewish town of northern Transylvania in Hungary. Rumor was coming from surrounding areas that German troops were invading into ...
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Sally Sargent's comment, March 22, 2013 11:25 AM
Night is sometimes considered the prequel to Dawn, also by Elie Weisel.
Cassie Anderson's comment, March 26, 2013 9:33 PM
This is not one of my favorite topics. I am in awe of those of you who teach it. To help students gain knowledge and understanding from so much suffering is not easy.
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The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking, 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking, 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe, spanning German-controlled areas from France to Russia and Germany itself | Life in Israel after the Holocaust | Scoop.it
The Germans had vastly more work camps and ghettos than anyone knew.

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Oprah and Elie Weisel at Auscwitz Full Movie

Full Movie (If you could take a moment to just get an idea of this, never forget- Oprah and Elie Weisel at Auscwitz Full Movie http://t.co/w3hh5coHHR)...
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State of emergency declared in Myanmar town

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State of emergency declared in Myanmar town after deadly anti-Muslim pogrom kills 20, leaves 1000s homeless. http://t.co/lmRA0Q9YnR
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What is your first thought?
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Göring's List: Should Israel Honor a Leading Nazi's Brother? - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Göring's List: Should Israel Honor a Leading Nazi's Brother? - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Life in Israel after the Holocaust | Scoop.it
Leading Nazi Hermann Göring was instrumental to Hitler's reign of terror, but research suggests his brother Albert saved the lives of dozens of Jews.
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Do we judge one another based on individual characteristics and deeds, on relationships and connections, on situations and circumstances, out of convenience? 

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A history of violence in Qusra: Not 'clashes,' but 'pogroms'

A history of violence in Qusra: Not 'clashes,' but 'pogroms' | Life in Israel after the Holocaust | Scoop.it
The attack against Palestinians in Qusra yesterday was not a ‘clash,’ it was a pogrom – and, as usual, it took place under the aegis of the IDF. By Yesh Din, written by Yossi Gurvitz A…

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Sally Sargent's comment, March 22, 2013 11:27 AM
Pogrom- not just a thing of the past, and not confined to Jewish people.
Kelli Hudson's comment, March 26, 2013 8:56 PM
I love the word pogrom because it provides an excellent opportunity to compare and contrast the words genocide and pogrom. On so many levels, your Scoop it demonstrates the arbitrary nature of language.
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Pilgrimage and Pogrom. Violence, Memory, and Visual Culture at the Host-miracle Shrines of Germany and Austria

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MITCHELL B. MERBACK. Pilgrimage and Pogrom. Violence, Memory, and Visual Culture at the Host-miracle Shrines of Germany and Austria, University of Chicago Press, 2013, 416 p. ISBN: 9780226520193 En...

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The Blue Pencil

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This compelling story follows an idealistic young journalist from his first steps along Fleet Street to the dark and dangerous heart of 1930s Nazi Germany as he uncovers the secrets kept from us by the British Government.
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Republican Riot » Patriarch Irinej Marking the Pogrom of Serbs (March 17-20): “If some audacious power makes us lose Kosovo, we will always have an example of the Jewish people who waited for Jerus...

Republican Riot » Patriarch Irinej Marking the Pogrom of Serbs (March 17-20): “If some audacious power makes us lose Kosovo, we will always have an example of the Jewish people who waited for Jerus... | Life in Israel after the Holocaust | Scoop.it
RT @1389: Republican Riot » Patriarch Irinej Marking the Pogrom of Serbs (March 17-20) http://t.co/JQ5QkAg1ub
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What connections can we draw between the two pogroms mentioned here and what can we learn from those connections?

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