Never Forget

In all its grimness, Washington's controversial Holocaust museum is a necessary, civilizing memorial

A story told by an Israeli army colonel while driving through blinding sunlight from the Dead Sea to the Jordan River:

The colonel's parents lost seven children in the Nazi death camps. But the parents survived. After the war they made their way to Israel, where they conceived a son (the colonel), whom they called their "miracle child." Though they doted on him and loved him dearly (as may be imagined), they sent him off at an early age to be raised on a kibbutz -- away from his parents. For the Holocaust, the mother and father felt, had left such...

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