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Auschwitz Anniversary

Preserving Auschwitz

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 03.05.2015 | World
Stephen D. Smith

Auschwitz should never have existed, so why are we so keen to cling onto it? Would it not be reasonable to scrub it from the landscape, remove the very thought of what it represents from our minds, recognize it as the cemetery it is, then grass it over and leave the dead to rest in peace?

My Own Personal Auschwitz

András Simonyi | Posted 01.29.2015 | World
András Simonyi

Very often I look at the pictures of my grandmother Paula. She was warm and loving. I imagine my conversations with her, sitting on her lap. I hear her. Her voice makes me feel strong and indestructible.

Navigating Between a Parallel and a Real Universe

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 03.30.2015 | Black Voices
Clarence B. Jones

I have been traveling away from Palo Alto to L.A., Florida, and New York City. During this time there have been certain events in the news and others from my personal experience that have challenged my customary comfort zone of perception and cognition.

Intimate Portraits Pay Tribute To Auschwitz Survivors

Posted 01.27.2015 | World

On Jan. 27, 1945, soldiers of the Soviet army entered the gates of Auschwitz in southern Poland, liberating the largest and most notorious network of ...

Survivors Visit Auschwitz A Day Ahead Of 70th Anniversary

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 03.28.2015 | World

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- The voice of Auschwitz survivors praying for their murdered loved ones reverberated Monday amid the barracks and barbed wire ...

Auschwitz Survivor Dies In Same Town On Anniversary

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor who after World War II became director of the memorial site, died Friday on ...

In Poland, Survivors Mark Auschwitz Anniversary

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSWIECIM, Poland — Bundled tightly against the cold and snow, elderly Auschwitz survivors walked among the barracks and watchtowers of Auschwitz...