Confronting Symptoms without Addressing the Problem

Confronting Symptoms without Addressing the Problem

by Christine Ege In the wake of World War II and the liberation of the remaining concentration camp prisoners, the evidence of unspeakable atrocities committed by the Nazis could no longer be hidden. The world was collectively shocked and horrified at the plight of...
Are We Any Different?

Are We Any Different?

by Christine Ege Studying the Holocaust is far from a simple task.  It is unlike any other brief period of history, as its roots are firmly anchored in the centuries and decades leading up to World War II, and its tentacles have continued to affect the world to the...
The Final Solution:  Industrialized Killing

The Final Solution:  Industrialized Killing

by Christine Ege As schoolchildren, we all learned about the Industrial Revolution and the benefits resulting from new technology, mechanization of production processes, and maximization of profit.   Productivity and efficiency grew at a historically unprecedented...
999 Inadvertent Pioneers of Auschwitz: Math and Misogyny

999 Inadvertent Pioneers of Auschwitz: Math and Misogyny

by Christine Ege In the book 999, author Heather Dune Macadam recounts the details of the first official deportation of Jews to Auschwitz.  The remarkable aspect of this transport was that it consisted only of young women, most of whom were mere teenagers.  The girls...
Truth or Consequence: Why Holocaust Denial Must Be Refuted

Truth or Consequence: Why Holocaust Denial Must Be Refuted

by Christine Ege In light of the abundant evidence that unequivocally documents the events of the Holocaust, the concept of Holocaust denial might seem preposterous.  However, denial of historical truths related to the Holocaust is actively promoted by certain...