The US and the Holocaust

The US and the Holocaust

When Ken Burns makes a documentary, attention must be paid. Whether on Baseball or the Vietnam War, the Civil War or the West, Burns has the well-earned reputation as one of this nation’s greatest documentary filmmakers. His work is detailed and disciplined, his...
Why Should I Care about Israel?

Why Should I Care about Israel?

by Christine Ege More than 75 years after the end of World War II, and nearly 65 years after the founding of the State of Israel, antisemitism is far from extinct. In the final chapter of her book, Journey to the Holocaust, Dr. Susanna Kokkonen identifies some of the...
Help

Help

Help By Rozalie Jerome I cry I torment I angst With the weight With the task With the burden. Few understand Few care Yet 6 million remember 6 million Were there. Forget me not Is their cry. Forget me never I decree I’m carrying it out Redeeming the lost Redeeming the...
A Recipe for Disaster

A Recipe for Disaster

by Christine Ege Nuclear weapons development, religious fanaticism, and genocidal threats contribute to an international recipe for disaster, according to Dr. Susanna Kokkonen.  In Chapter 11 of her book, Journey to the Holocaust, she describes the shift in Iran’s...
Goodbye, again, Olivia

Goodbye, again, Olivia

By Delia Weatherly Today on my drive through Houston I was saddened to hear that Olivia Newton-John had died from breast cancer. The woman had been an inspiration to many of a road trip sing-along and has now crossed over to heaven. She will be missed by many. However...